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First-Generation College Students: A Literature Review By Carmen Tym Robin McMillion Sandra Barone Jeff Webster November 2004 Research and Analytical Services
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Table of Contents Access Issues . .................................................................................................... 1 First-generation high school graduates. ....................................................................................... 1 Academic preparation for college. ................................................................................................ 1 Understanding the admissions and financial aid application process . ...................................... 3 Understanding the college experience . ......................................................................................... 4 Educational expectations and encouragement. ............................................................................ 5 Characteristics of First-generation Students . .................................................. 6 Demographic characteristics. ........................................................................................................ 6 Enrollment characteristics . ........................................................................................................... 7 Retention Issues . ................................................................................................ 9 Drop-out characteristics . ............................................................................................................... 9 Integration into college experience . ............................................................................................ 11 Full-time employment duties. ...................................................................................................... 12 Employment and graduate school rates. .................................................................................... 13 Pre-college Intervention Efforts. ...................................................................... 13 Motivating factors. ....................................................................................................................... 13 Access and enrichment . ............................................................................................................... 14 Upward Bound . ............................................................................................................................ 15 Key components of successful academic programs. .................................................................. 16 College Intervention Efforts. ............................................................................ 17 Retention efforts. .......................................................................................................................... 17 Learning communities and structured freshman year programs. ........................................... 18 Career exploration programs. .....................................................................................................
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2012 for the course LTNS 415 taught by Professor Henriquez during the Fall '11 term at S.F. State.

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