First Generation Advising Resources
If you are an Academic Advisor and looking to better support first-generation students, check out our recommendations and resources below.
When meeting with a first-generation student...
- Help define college lingo and UGA-specific acronyms
- Nurture their sense of belonging
- Recognize that many first-generation students are juggling multiple responsibilities
- Help them maintain connections with their family and community
- Promote a growth mindset