Date of Submission
Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2016 Arielle B Farias
The purpose of this thesis is to provide an analysis of the principal factors that affect first-generation students while traversing through the higher education pipeline. Specifically, this thesis will discuss the factors that affect the chances of first-generation students gaining admission to postsecondary institutions and later persisting to graduation in those institutions. In addition, this thesis will discuss the possibility of prescriptive policies in ameliorating the very real deficits that these students face in succeeding in college.
Farias, Arielle B., "The Factors that Affect First-Generation Students’ College Enrollment and Success" (2017). CMC Senior Theses. 1516.
This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.