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Facilitating transfer for first-generation community college students

Facilitating transfer for first-generation community college students

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Published by ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges, University of California at Los Angeles in Los Angeles, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Community college students -- Transfer.,
  • Children of immigrants -- Education (Higher)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFacilitating transfer for first generation community college students
    StatementJenny J. Striplin.
    SeriesERIC digest -- EDO-JC-99-05, ERIC digest (Los Angeles, Calif.) -- EDO-JC-99-5.
    ContributionsERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18302353M

    Becky Wai-Ling Packard, Mount Holyoke College. Becky Wai-Ling Packard is professor of psychology and education at Mount Holyoke College. Her scholarly expertise focuses on the mentoring, advising, and persistence of first-generation college students, students of . In the United States, community colleges (once commonly called junior colleges), are primarily two-year public institutions of tertiary community colleges also offer remedial education, GEDs, high school diplomas, technical degrees and certificates, and a limited number of 4-year graduating from a community college, many students transfer to a university or liberal.

    5) Community College is a great choice for students why might students agree with this statement? A) because community college is a real college B) community college is a marketplace of ideas C) community college students are better able to speak up in class and they get to know their instructors better D) All of the above. first-generation students. Thus, the book continues to fill a gap in the literature around first-generation college students. However, while it appears to be a necessary book for any administrator’s canon on underserved populations, this book fails to critically examine the .

      First-generation college students often need guidance through the admissions process. Contacting schools, guidance counselors and current students can help.   The researchers recruited first-year students at a private university, including 66 first-generation students and 81 continuing-generation students (who had at least one parent with a four-year college degree). They randomly assigned these participants to two different discussion panels.


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Facilitating transfer for first-generation community college students Download PDF EPUB FB2

This digest discusses the challenges facing first-generation students, and offers strategies for helping them to transfer to four-year institutions. A first-generation community college student attends a community college, and his or her parents have not obtained a college degree.

Large waves of immigration have affected community colleges; many of these incoming students who enter the higher Cited by: For many first-generation community college students, enrolling in higher education has become a way for them to advance academically as well as socially (London, ).

According to London, upward mobility is the primary goal of most of these full-time first-generation college students. Facilitating Transfer for First-Generation Community College Students. ERIC Digest.

THIS DIGEST WAS CREATED BY ERIC, THE EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES INFORMATION CENTER. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ERIC, CONTACT ACCESS ERIC LET-ERIC ED Facilitating Transfer for First-Generation Community College Students.

ERIC Digest. Page 1 of 6. Many first-generation students come to community colleges from different backgrounds and cultures. According to a report from the American Association of Community Colleges, approximately 36 percent of first-generation students are members of than half of all Hispanic college students are first-generation, while 43 percent of Native Americans and 41 percent of African Americans.

In general, students attending two-year colleges are nontraditional students; i.e., first-generation, studying part-time, employed while attending college, from lower socio-economic status (SES) levels, or having poor high school achievement records.

Attrition rates for first-semester two-year college students have been estimated at over 67%, with attrition highest for nonwhite students and Cited by: In general, students attending two-year colleges are nontraditional students; i.e., first-generation, studying part-time, employed while attending college, from lower socio-economic status (SES) levels, or having poor high school achievement records.

Get this from a library. Facilitating transfer for first-generation community college students. [Jenny J Striplin; ERIC Clearinghouse for Community Colleges.]. Get this from a library. Facilitating retention and transfer for first generation students in community colleges. [Laura I Rendón; Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)].

Title: Facilitating Transfer for First-Generation Community College Students. ERIC Digest. Document Type: Information AnalysesERIC Information Analysis Products (IAPs) (); Information AnalysesERIC Digests (Selected) in Full Text (); Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Cultural Differences, Degrees (Academic), Higher Education.

Books about First-Generation College Students These texts explore the unique challenges of those students who identify as "first-gen," i.e., those whose parents do not have college degrees.

This list may be particularly helpful for middle or high schoolers who also aspire to be the first to go in their families. An Overview for Community Colleges (pdf). Rethinking the Role of Community Colleges: A Public Conversation (pdf/K). Close, Easy, and Cheap: Perceptions and Misperceptions of America's Community Colleges (pdf/K).

Second Chances are Good, But First Chances are Better (pdf/K). Articulation: The Currency of Transfer. Second Edition () Community College Counselor Sourcebook: Strategies for Advising Transfer Students from Experienced Community College Counselors, Second Edition (PDF version only) provides student service professionals with strategies, tips, and other resources to serve community college students whose goal is to transfer to a four-year college or university and complete the baccalaureate.

Institutionally offered student services (e.g., academic advising, career counseling, personal counseling, and educational planning) are available in community colleges to help students with the transition into postsecondary education, obtain success while in college, and transition to the next phase of their educational, career, and life journeys (Nevarez & Wood, ).

First-generation students, with their unique needs and expectations, make up a growing population of students on today's National Center for Education Statistics, as quoted by Swail, found that almost 40% of those enrolled at our institutions were first generation college students (Swail, p.

FIRST-GENERATION COLLEGE STUDENTS " a concise, manageable, lucid summary of the best scholarship, practices, and future-oriented thinking about how to effectively recruit, educate, develop, retain, and ultimately graduate first-generation students.

―from the foreword by JOHN N. GARDNER. First-generation students are frequently marginalized on their campuses, treated with benign disregard Cited by:   It comes as no surprise that transfer is a core mission for community colleges, with nearly four-fifths of their over eight million students intending to attain a bachelor’s degree.

Yet only a quarter of those transfer-intending students actually transfer within six years, signaling a huge gap between students’ goals and what transpires. Like other students, first-generation college students may be able to receive financial aid to help defray the costs of their education.

In fact, there are scholarships and grants available that are geared specifically toward first-generation college students, which may be provided by specific schools, private companies or nonprofit organizations. The studies showed that although community college transfer students in 79% of the studies experienced transfer shock, the majority of the magnitude of GPA change was one half of a grade point or.

Facilitating retention and transfer for first-generation students in community colleges. Paper presented at the New Mexico Institute Rural Community College Initiative, Espanola, NM. Rodríguez, R. Hunger of memory: The Education of Author: Rhett Mcdaniel.

A: While the majority of students entering community college place into remedial courses, there is a growing trend toward placing students directly into transfer-level courses with corequisite support courses instead. The goal is to increase transfer and completion rates of students -- especially underrepresented students.

Topics covered include: College applications, writing the essay, visiting campuses and what to look for and ask, how to apply for financial aid and scholarships, starting at a community college, working in college, extracurricular activities, pep talk to parents, list of organizations that give scholarships to first generation college students/5(2).Hispanic community college students, this trend is even more pronounced as their transfer and persistence rates are among the lowest” (Saenz,p.

2). As a result, some critics view the community college as an obstacle to educational attainment and, ultimately, as a way to perpetuate social stratification (Wilds & Wilson, ).File Size: KB.The Activities, Roles, and Relationships of Successful First-Generation College Students Cynthia Demetriou Judith Meece Deborah Eaker-Rich Candice Powell This qualitative study describes the experiences of 16 successful first-generation college students (FGCS) utilizing a theoretical lens, informed significantly by bioecological systems theory.