First Generation College Students: Navigating Higher Education



Image 1. FGCS Demographics. This image depicts the demographics of first-generation college students throughout the United States. 

Image 2. The Effects of Parental Involvement on Student Performance. This image portrays various ways that parental involvement, or the lack of, impacts students.

Image 3. The Economic Mobility a College Degree Brings. This image depicts how obtaining a college degree is a means of escaping poverty.

Image 4. The Graduation Gap. This graph expresses the likelihood of obtaining a college degree based on a student's SAT score and family income. 

Image 5. College for Everyone. This image portrays individuals from diverse backgrounds accessing post-secondary institutions.

Image 6. College Possible Statistics. This graph compares and contrasts national education statistics of first-generation college students with College Possible participants.


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