Navigating the Working Class/First-in-Family College Experience | Episode 13, Rising from the Margins

This week's Rising from the Margins conversation centers on the hidden curriculum in higher education that poor and working class, first generation students attending higher education face. Ways to counter such inequities are explored.

Additional Resources:

Vox –The Subtle Ways Colleges Discriminate Against Poor Students, Explained in a Cartoon

Stephens, N. M., Fryberg, S. A., Markus, H. R., Johnson, C. S., & Covarrubias, R. (2012). "Unseen disadvantage: how American universities' focus on independence undermines the academic performance of first-generation college students." Journal of personality and social psychology, 102(6), 1178.

Stephens, N. M., Townsend, S. S., Hamedani, M. G., Destin, M., & Manzo, V. (2015). "A difference-education intervention equips first-generation college students to thrive in the face of stressful college situations." Psychological Science, 26(10), 1556-1566.

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Friday, Aug. 14, 2020