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Guide for First Gen Students

This guide is designed to help first generation college students navigate through their years of college. It offers an array of helpful resources that can address some of the academic, financial and social struggles that can arise in college.

Understanding Finances

While in college, one of the best skills to understand how to do is budgeting money. In a lot of cases, college is the first time that students are beginning to have their own money, and pay for things themselves. However, that also comes with understanding what to do with that money such as when to spend or save it, what things to spend money on, and ways to get the things they need by either not having to spend money or find cheaper ways to obtain them.

Below are some resources that may be useful when learning how to budget money: