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Supporting First Generation College Students [#TTGPChat]

Join TTG+PARTNERS  for a Twitter conversation about:

“Supporting First-Generation Students in the College Classroom”

A #ttgpchat about the experiences of students who are the first in their family to go to college with:
Chelsea M. Jones, @IamFirstGen
Associate Director, Student Programs
Center for Student Opportunity + I’m First!
Dr Matthew Lynch, @lynch39083
Dean of School of Education, Psychology, & Interdeisciplinary Studies +
Associate Professor of Eduacation Virginia Union University.
And First Generation Student, Brenda Angulo, @Slemo5
Sophomore
Trinity Washington University (Washington, D.C.)

This conversation will examine the experiences and challenges facing first-generation students in college that go beyond academics.

We will explore:

  • How do first-generation students support one another at college?

  • Do first-generation students of color require different supports?

  • Do these students receive enough guidance from faculty, administration, and family to be academically successful?

  • How does the college ratings debate impact first-generation students’ experiences?

  • How will the new Parent PLUS Loan requirements impact first-generation students of color?

Follow the conversation on Twitter. Send in questions and comments using the hashtag #ttgpchat.