The Journey to Dream: Experiences of First-Generation College Students

Kiera Abdul ’21, Sharifa Brooks-Smith-Lowe ’20, Heymi Maldonado ’22, Nicole Wilkerson ‘21

Sociology and Anthropology
Faculty Sponsor: Rory Turner


This was a group qualitative research project that explored the experiences of first-generation students at Goucher College. We focused on their motivations, challenges, and systems of support to reflect the complexities of their experiences.

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