Get to Know the I’m First Dashboard

On April 22, we held a Google+ Hangout discussing our new web app for first-gen students and their supporters, the I’m First Dashboard! Chelsea Jones, Student Support Associate, along with Tiare Dunlap, Student Programs Assistant, gave an introduction and...

Introducing I'm First: A Prezi

Check out our presentation to learn how to use the new I’m First web app and join our community of support for first-generation college students. High school students can build a profile, keep track of deadlines and achievements, connect with colleges that care...

The Liberty

As I hugged my mom one last time at the airport, I took one last look at the scenery beyond the large window panes. “My new life starts now.” I thought to myself. My first year of college was extraordinary to me. It represented the materialization of a fantasy that I...

Academics and Clubs

I came out of my high school with a 4.0 GPA and was one of the valedictorians for our graduation. I thought I was doing alright, balanced and well-rounded academically. I did well on my AP tests, and I thought that meant I’d be okay in college. Right? I was so, so...