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First-generation students don’t go to college alone; they go with their families. Now that colleges are beginning to realize the wisdom of this often-repeated phrase, it’s time for them to help ready everyone for success. What can they do to ensure that students experiencing college for the first time, as well as their parents, have a positive transition?

Join a virtual forum on February 21 at 2 p.m. ET to hear a panel of college administrators share their experiences working with the families of first-gen students. What have they learned about the unique needs of these students and their families? What specific challenges have they encountered? What recommendations do they have for other administrators guiding first-gen families along the path to a degree?

Host: Ian Wilhelm, an assistant managing editor atThe Chronicle of Higher Education

With Support From Ascendium.


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