Why first-generation students don’t go to their advisors—and how to get them there

Advising is key to the success of first-gen students, but before they can use advising effectively, they need to know how they can access that resource. And that means colleges and universities need to pay more attention to making advising and other support services for first-gen students more transparent, says the article “First-generation students may be unaware of the advising services their universities offer” from the eab.com Daily. “Because first-generation students are juggling so many different obligations, advising may register as just a blip on their RADARs,” the article points out.




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