At Bucknell, many of our faculty, staff and alumni are the first in their families to graduate from a four-year college or university.
The GenFirst!@BU Mentoring Program facilitates relationships between first-generation students and first-generation faculty and/or staff who have offered to provide assistance and support throughout your years at Bucknell.
You'll have opportunities to connect and network with your mentor and other mentees at campus programs. Plus, at least twice a semester, you'll share a meal with your mentor to touch base about your Bucknell transition, academics, social life, etc. Mentors know a lot about Bucknell, and they know what it's like to be a first-generation student.
Bucknell partners with I'm First, an online community for first-generation college students.
It's a great place for you to connect for support, advice and encouragement through your college search and beyond.
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