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.
This past week we’ve all seen the consequences of colleges not having robust support systems in place for first-generation and low-income students.
A university education used to be a prestigious path to a professional job, but now it is the only way to achieve many positions.
One in three college freshman struggle with their mental health and 64% of college dropouts surveyed by the National Alliance on Mental Illness said they left school for a mental health-related reason.
When you're supposed to live up to the expectation that you will achieve something your parents weren’t able to, your relationship to them can become complicated.
First-gen students often experience periods of culture shock when adjusting to campus life.