Admissions, First Generation Students

AppFacts #2

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Here on AppFacts, we’re continuing our search for answers to your most pressing college questions.

First Generation students have unique stories filled with perseverance, but the question is always this: how to tell that story? We asked admissions professionals from Duke University and Worcester Polytechnic Institute to share what telling your unique narrative brings to the table.


“Something that colleges really care about in the admissions process, is learning more about who you are and what are those unique perspectives[.]”

“Being a first generation college student, also a first generation American, I wrote my influence from my mother’s immigration to America from Portugal.”


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