Helping "First in Family" Students Develop a College Roadmap

Wednesday, June 28, 2017: 10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Room 15AB (San Diego Convention Center)
Session Type: Interest Sessions
Track: Advocacy
Subcategories: Enrollment & Retention Track
Audience: All
Credit Type: Credit Hours and Clock Hours
School Type: All Schools
Students who are the first in their family to go to college often find it difficult to navigate the process since they do not have a family member with first-hand experience. This session will focus on the tools and resources available for you to help these families develop a road map that will allow them to attend and pay for college. Attendees will also hear from a panel of school representatives who will share their challenges and success stories in helping first in family students succeed.
Robin Famiglietti (Sallie Mae)
Heidi Hunter-Goldsworthy (University of Mary Washington)
Shelby Smith (Lafayette College)
David Rice (Saint Louis University)