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The Internal Psychology of First-Generation College Students – The Importance and Impact of Personal Relationships

By Jeff Davis

Although some first-generation students will never be able to bring the campus space and the home space into any degree of correspondence, with the passage of time, most will become reasonably comfortable living in the campus space. Managing personal relationships with the people who populate these two discrete spaces, however, it is another matter. For many first-generation college students, home culture relationships can make or break a college career, so it behooves academic advisors and support faculty to know something about the psychology of the students’ home culture relationships and the newer campus culture relationships during the process of advising them.

Continued at: http://cgi.stanford.edu/~dept-ctl/cgi-bin/tomprof/postings.php

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