There is something special about being the FIRST…

…especially being the first in your family to attend and graduate from college. I’m First!, an initiative of Strive for College, is an online community celebrating first-generation college students.

Check out video stories from first-gen students, read student blogs and discover colleges that have special programs to support their first-gen students. We feature YouTube video testimonials from first-gen students and graduates from across the country. Watch some below or share your own story.

Financial Aid

Hey all, It feels as if it has been forever since I have been on here! First off I just want to start and say how grateful I am to the I'm First...

Failure May Come and that is Okay

And so comes the last week of being abroad. I do not know how many times have I thanked the universe for being here, but I keep being reminded that...

April/May Whirlwind!

The end comes so much faster than you think! These last two months wrapped up not exactly neatly, or organized, or as expected. It all started early...

School is Out!

The semester is finally over and I can finally relax! I could feel a huge sigh of relief reign out throughout my campus when finals week ended....

Are you working this summer?

In between preparing for finals, I have been actively searching for jobs outside of campus. I also have to be thinking how I will be spending my...

Access Davidson (formerly the Multicultural Visit Program) is the fall fly-in program for @DavidsonCollege. There are 50 spots available. Students will stay in a residence hall, attend class & interact with Davidson students, faculty & staff. admission.davidson.edu/regist… pic.twitter.com/jLLLZbTHiw