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October 24, 2017

first generation students

March 21, 2016

Effort helps first-generation students at U-M meet challenges

On the Ann Arbor campus of the University of Michigan, there are an estimated 6,500 students who are among the first generation in their families to attend college.

Often, these "first-gen" students face challenges unlike those typically faced by the majority of their classmates.

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