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What's the criteria for "first generation college" as a hook?
Hi - I've seen it mentioned here and elsewhere that being the first generation in your family to go to college can be a hook. My sister's granddaughter is an excellent student (currently freshman in HS) who has been raised in a low income single parent household. None of her parents or grandparents attended college, but one great-grandparent, her grandparents' siblings, and an uncle have graduated from college. Is she considered first generation or not?18 replies
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