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first-generation

[¦fərst jen·ə′rā·shən]
(computer science)
Denoting electronic hardware, logical organization, and software characteristic of a first-generation computer.
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Rutgers University-Camden Chancellor Phoebe Haddon said for her, a fourth-generation college graduate, it was "striking" to find people who still ask if there's value in higher education, but said that she was "quickly baptized" by some of the challenges facing first-generation students once she arrived at Camden.
Beyond issues of retention and completion, many first-generation students face day-to-day challenges as they navigate social, academic, financial and administrative challenges.
Within this group, there is an underrepresented group who are first-generation students.
First-generation students "are more likely to encounter academic, financial, professional, cultural and emotional difficulties than are students whose parents attended college," writes Teresa Heinz Housel, an associate professor of communication at Hope College in Holland, Michigan, who studies this population (and was herself the first in her family to attend college).
The number of first-generation students on college campuses continues to increase (Engle & Tinto, 2008; Jehangir, 2010a).
Thus, the grievances that \'d6calan, Murat Karay\u305 lan and other first-generation PKK leaders talk about were not the grievances they directly faced, but the \'93imagined grievances\'94 that they thought they had.
First-generation migrants -- adults who were born in countries other than the ones they live in -- are more likely than native-born residents to want to migrate permanently, whether that means returning home or heading to another country.
In much the same way, those in the classroom can positively impact the chances that first-generation students will succeed.
For those who qualified academically and matriculated at a 4-year institution, first-generation students left school at double the rate of non-first-generation students (28% vs.
In a previous study (Barry, Hudley, Cho, & Kelly, in press), we found evidence that first-generation college students receive social and emotional support from parents, and educational encouragement from parents equivalent to that of their peers; however, differences emerged when these students were asked about discussion of college experiences with parents specifically.
A British study showing that second-generation antipsychotics do not offer significant clinical benefits over first-generation drugs when prescribed to patients with schizophrenia is interesting but not definitive, the American Psychiatric Association's research director says.
First-generation out-of-band solutions looked to resolve the scalability of their in-band competitors.