When asked if they agreed with the statement, “Of all the things I could do at this point in my life, going to college is definitely the most satisfying,” first-generation students were more likely to agree than non-first-generation students. Source: Ruffalo Noel-Levitz:
(fərst jenəˈrāSH(ə)n st(y)o͞odnt)
1. A first-generation college student is defined as a student whose parent(s)/legal guardian(s) have not obtained a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
2. You are a trailblazer who seeks higher levels of education than your parents and grandparents, and in doing so, you push the boundaries of education further than anyone else in your family