Proud parents write letters to their kids about how far they’ve come and much it means to see them become the first in the family to attend college.
In the University of California system, first-generation college students make up nearly half of all undergraduates.
The first-generation college student reflects on the opportunities she’s had because of her education.
Seven years after becoming the first in her family to graduate from college, this 28-year-old mom is $80,000 in debt.
If your debt at graduation is greater than your first year salary, it could take you upwards of 20 years to pay it off.