First-Generation College Students Abroad
As a first-generation college student, you may be wondering if education abroad is for you. We are here to help you through this process and to answer any questions you may have. Research consistently shows that students who study abroad achieve higher GPAs and have higher rates of degree completion than their peers. Studying abroad gives you unparalleled opportunities to develop transferable skills that will help you professionally and encourage you to grow personally.
- Diversity Abroad’s page on First Generation Students
- ImFirst.org, “An online community celebrating first-generation college students and supporting those who will be”
- “First Abroad Stories: Managing a Physical Disability Abroad” from Diversity Abroad.