First in My Family

Going to college can be an overwhelming process for any family but even more so for a family who hasn't been through the process before.However, there are tons of resources available to help you!

  • First In The Family - Advice from other first generation college students
  • You Can Go! - This interactive site from College Board showcases videos and stories from students who overcame barriers to make it to college.
  • First Generation Student - Info on finding the right college, applying, paying and succeeding in college.
  • Im First - Online community. Hear inspiring stories and share your own, discover colleges that care about first-gen students and find answers to your questions about college.
  • Know How to GO - Campaign designed to encourage low-income and first in the family students to prepare for college.
  • Parents' Guide to College Planning
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