first generation students

5 ways our college is helping first-generation college students succeed


Higher-ed leaders must create programs and processes to help all students transform their lives, and their families, for generations to come

When I first set foot on the campus of the University of Colorado at Boulder as an undergraduate, I had no idea what I was doing. My parents had not gone to college. Three of my grandparents had not even graduated from high school. No one in my extended family had advised me about choosing or preparing for college, let alone could they help me in navigating a university once
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