Advising is even more important for first-generation students 

In Inside Higher Ed, @wendyphd helps us to understand why checklist advising, just approving course selection, disproportionately disadvantages first-generation college students.  Students who come to us without the advantage of family coaching in the ways of higher education need you to pay attention.  They need you to follow up, they need you to worry about their whole college experience, and they need to know that there’s someone with some power who cares about their lives. 

Have a look at her article here.

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