Generation One Trailblazers: Intro

Welcome, First-Generation College Students!

This guide is a companion to Columbus State's celebration of National First-Generation College Student Day, an annual event at colleges and universities across the United States.   

a person at their graduation holding a sign that says 'the first in my family...'

First-generation students are among the first in their family to attend college. 
It's an honor that comes with both rewards and challenges, and Columbus State can help.

First-Gen First Lady 

"Don't try to do this alone--find a community to support you." Source

Generation One Trailblazers

Got Support? Now you do.
Generation One Trailblazers (GOT) was created to support first-generation students at Columbus State.  Services include mentoring, scholarships, and other helpful resources for navigating college.  You can also connect with GOT on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter.

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