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  • First-generation college road map
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    First-generation college road map

    Starting college can be scary for anyone. When you are a first-generation student, that journey brings challenges, as well as joys, not always felt by students whose parents went to college. Amanda Z., a first-generation student in Oregon, remembers feeling pressure as she considered her choices: “If I go to college, I’m figuring it all

  • What I know now that I didn’t know then
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    What I know now that I didn’t know then

    The summer before college is a reflective time for parents. Even before your freshman leaves, the empty nest feelings begin to set in. Knowing you’ll have one less person at the dinner table in a few weeks tugs on your heart strings. You wonder how you and your new college student will handle this transition. Uncharted

  • A new kind of relationship
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    A new kind of relationship

    Change can be exciting but it can also be scary. One of the biggest changes that can happen in a family is when a child goes to college. During this transition from high school to college, it’s natural for both students and their families to have mixed emotions. Even as we are very happy for


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