Important Articles

There are a few articles that have been important in shaping my understanding of social class in higher education. Here are a few of them.

Must Reads:

Who Gets to Graduate? by Paul Tough

For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in Hard Fall by Jason DeParle

Others:

What It’s Like to Be the First Person in Your Family to Go to College by Liz Riggs

The Challenge of Being Poor At America’s Richest Colleges by Maggie McGrath

After Acceptance: The First-Generation Student Experience by Victoria A. Baena

Stanford researcher: First-generation college students benefit from discussing class differences by Clifton B. Parker

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