First-Generation College Students

Top 3 Tips for First-Generation College Students

Here’s some good advice from a University of Rochester student for fellow First-Generation students!

By Sharifa Sharfeldden

https://admissions.rochester.edu/blog/top-3-tips-for-first-generation-college-students/

The University of Rochester defines a first-generation student as a college-bound individual whose parents/guardians have not earned a bachelor’s degree.

Are you …

By Jodyi Wren
Jodyi Wren Executive Director & Assistant Dean
Read more

A Double Life: The Thoughts of a First-Generation College Student

This article is written from the perspective of a recent graduate looking back on their undergraduate experience as a first generation student.

As a first-generation college student, not a single day goes by that I do not think about my …

By Jodyi Wren
Jodyi Wren Executive Director & Assistant Dean
Read more

Finding Your First Internship as a First-Gen Student

This article contains some great tips as you begin your internship search as well as some advice for once you have landed your first internship.

Common challenges

For many first-generation college students, the point of college is to develop tangible …

By Jodyi Wren
Jodyi Wren Executive Director & Assistant Dean
Read more

Sidebar

Resources and Tools

University of Rochester First Generation Brochure
:is(.wp-block-embed__wrapper, .wpview) .google_doc_embed :is(.screen-reader-text, .doc-placeholder) { display: none; }

This page contains a thumbnail for an embedded document.

Open document …

Career Service Hours

Monday 9am – 4:30pm
Tuesday 9am – 4:30pm
Wednesday 9am – 4:30pm
Thursday 9am – 4:30pm
Friday 9am – 4:30pm

Learn more about 1:1 advising appointments here.

Contact & Location

Phone
(585) 275-2366
Address

4-200 Dewey Hall
500 Wilson Blvd
Rochester, NY 14627

Blog  |  Events  |  Jobs  |  Research Industries  |  Resources  | Videos | Staff