The International Journal of Progressive Education 2016, 12(2): 23-33
Graduating from College: The Impossible Dream for Most First-Generation Students
Joseph Sanacore & Anthony Palumbo
pp. 23-33 | Article Number: ijpe.2016.002
Published Online: June 01, 2016
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Some colleges engage in unethical practices to balance their budgets, such as accepting “marginal” students who qualify for loans and government-backed financial aid but not providing these students with the services and programs they need to achieve success. Too many low-income students who are often first-generation students find themselves gamed when they meet with admissions counselors who help them to complete loan applications but neglect to explain the difference between being accepted to college and graduating from college—and the subsequent need to repay student loans. As a response to this negative scenario, 13 high-impact strategies are suggested which increase the chances of helping first-generation students to achieve success and to graduate in a timely fashion.
Keywords: First-Generation Students, Graduation Rates, High-Impact Strategies, Caring
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