ERIC Number: ED499162
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Family Firsts: Reach for Your Dreams
This booklet is designed to help potential first-generation college students think about and plan for college. It provides helpful information on the following topics: (1) reasons to go to college; (2) what it takes to get into college; (3) who can help with the planning and admissions process; (4) how to choose a college and succeed once there; and (5) where to find the money. Includes testimonials from first-generation college students, a list of helpful resources, a timeline for college planning, a college comparison worksheet, and a glossary of key terms.
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, College Planning, Admission (School), Student Motivation, College Choice, College Admission, Academic Achievement, Paying for College, Planning, Student Financial Aid, College Bound Students
ACT, Inc. 500 ACT Drive, P.O. Box 168, Iowa City, IA 52243-0168. Tel: 319-337-1270; Web site: http://www.act.org
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: ACT, Inc., Iowa City, IA.