Success Research

First Gen Students

Transforming the First Generation College Student Toolkit

The Importance of Advising for First Gen Student Success

Additional articles & studies:

Engle, J., Bermeo, A. and O’Brien, C. (2010) Straight from the Source: What Works for First Generation College Students. Retrieved 10/16/2012, from

Engle, J. and Tinto, V. Moving Beyond Access: College Success for Low-Income, First-Generation Students.  Retrieved 10/16/2012, from

Saenz, V.,Hurtado S., Barrera D., Wolf D., Yeung, F. Higher Education Research Institute. First in My Family: A Profile of First-Generation College Students at Four-Year Institutions Since 1971.  Retrieved 10/31/12, from

Nunez, A., and Cuccaro-Alamin, S. (1998) First-Generation Students: Undergraduates Whose Parents Never Enrolled in Postsecondary Education. Retrieved 10/16/2012 from

Laura Rendon. Life on the Border. Retrieved 03/11/15 from

Equity and Inclusion

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