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November 6, 2018

First-Generation Graduate Students

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Every student who begins graduate school for the first time is faced with challenges. They encounter a new community of people and rigorous academic expectations. For first-generation graduate students, there are often added challenges and struggles. A first-generation graduate student is someone who is in the first generation of their family to earn a bachelor’s…