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STUDENT VOICE: Poor and first-generation transfer students often don’t feel welcome on college campuses

I was homeless for six years and now attend Yale as a fully funded graduate student. A tried-and-true bootstrap story, though it has by no means come easily. Like many first-generation low-income students (FGLI), I began my education at my local community college, Indian River State College in Florida. I experienced a supportive environment for […]