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ISBN-10 0137073615ISBN-13 9780137073610
ISBN-10 013707123XISBN-13 9780137071234
Author(s): Amy Baldwin
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 320

The First Generation Experience is the only college success book written specifically to serve first generation students. It is for students who need a little extra attention and support to have a firm footing in the academic world. It is about helping those students who have felt disenfranchised, disengaged, and disappointed by the educational system to empower themselves with the knowledge and the skills necessary to imagine and realize and new future. It is also a book about change, specifically transformation. The word itself has multiple meanings in different academic disciplines, but the idea of transformation most closely applies to the intentional process by which we help students change as individuals, as scholars, and as citizens of their communities.