Lehigh F1RST Promotes Community for First-Generation and Working-Class Students

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The first year of college presents challenges for most students, but for first-generation college students the change can seem almost overwhelming.  Being the first in your family to go to college means that when you have questions, the go-to advice givers of family now no longer have the answers.  A new group, Lehigh F1RST (First-generation Initiative Represented by Students and Teachers), was founded by three students to help fellow first-generation and working-class students make the college transition as smoothly as possible.

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Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2017