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First-Gen and their Families

First-Gen and their Families

  I am a first-generation college student. Which now seems to operate as click-bait rather than a truly foundational identity trait. For anyone who is first-gen, a parent of a first-gen, or a younger sibling they understand the weight of that phrase and its...

The Importance of Asking

The Importance of Asking

  By Sam Findlen-Golden I grew up in a family that expected me to go to college as long as I can remember. I was lucky enough to have a good public education, parents who had gone to college themselves, and an older sibling to go through the process before me and...

Testimony: Ban on Revoking Professional Licenses Briefing

Testimony: Ban on Revoking Professional Licenses Briefing

  By Bob Hildreth Thank you to Representative Higgins for bringing this event together and leading the fight to end this unjust law. And thanks to the other organizations here today who are working to help students get out from under the burden of debt. Bob...