As a culture, we put a lot of stock into graduations as signifiers of success. If what follows are feelings of anything but joy, it becomes all too easy for the feeling of loss to become guilt.
Mentors can raise self-confidence and connect first-gen students to pathways they didn't even know existed.
I’ve only been away from college for a couple of months and I’m already thinking about going back.…
Student debt is not uncommon and shouldn't be a topic swept under the rug.
People whose parents didn’t go to college are understandably less likely to go themselves, but for those that do, there’s a great chance that they’ll out-earn their parents.
It’s not a good time to be a first-generation college student without a safety net.
Unable to celebrate in person, the Class of 2020 has created new ceremonies on top of their universities' virtual graduation events.
This is a chance to reshape higher education, and do away with the elements of it that aren’t serving us.
Nobody could have planned for this — certainly not teenagers looking forward to college.
It seems many colleges are hoping to avoid refunding large amounts of money out of fear about how it’ll impact the budget.