First Generation College Students
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Only 18% of first generation students come in to college with AP/IB credit, compared to 44% from their peers
How many credits did you come in with? I came in with 23!
What in the world are they talking about?
Oh I actually came in with 38!
Only 7% of first generation students come in to college with taking calculus, compared to 22% from their peers
We didn't learn that in high school
I am sure you all learned these concepts in your calculus class in high school
Yup learned that
The first generation college student already feels left out from before so he just wants to go back to a more comforting area
I would rather go home and do my assignments
I can't believe our intramural soccer team made it to the finals last night!
Median parental income for a first generation college student is about $41,000, while it is $90,000 for continuing generation students
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Textbooks and tuition was already so expensive! How can I afford this?!?
Most first generation college students commute to save on living expenses
I can't, I commute and need to get back home
I feel like I don't belong, I just wanna go back home
You should totally hang out with us tonight
Following the social interactionist theory, some students will come into college without a more knowledgable (MKO) for both school work and navigating a new life experience
My parents went to UMD and told me about the best ways to get to class!
My parents didn't even go to college...
My dad told me about the best places to eat at off campus when he helped me move into my dorm!