|By Northrams (Northrams) on Thursday, August 05, 2004 - 08:46 pm: Edit|
What effect does being a first generation college student have on admissions, especially at the more selective schools and ivy leagues?
|By Iris115 (Iris115) on Thursday, August 05, 2004 - 09:03 pm: Edit|
I wonder about that too.
Only I don't really think it affects me... my dad went to college, but that was only because education's free when it's run by communists... didn't help him get a good job in America, though...
|By Willywonka (Willywonka) on Friday, August 06, 2004 - 10:12 am: Edit|
I would also like to know.
|By Quynh2007 (Quynh2007) on Friday, August 06, 2004 - 11:35 am: Edit|
pretty effective. when i look at some of the stats on this website, i'm amazed at how I got into an ivy league, my only reasoning was that i was first generation, socioeconomically disadvantaged, and had killer recs and essays. that was all that gave me an edge, because I realized that my EC's were few and common, and classes were the same as the next applicant that got rejected. i also had a good interview, so she might have influenced as well.
|By Northrams (Northrams) on Friday, August 06, 2004 - 05:27 pm: Edit|
|By Irock1ce (Irock1ce) on Friday, August 06, 2004 - 05:58 pm: Edit|
im pretty sure it will help plenty.
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