A Mason F1rst Gen, or First Generation, student is one whose parent(s) or legal guardian(s) have not completed a four-year degree, or who earned any level of post-secondary education outside of the United States. The Mason F1rst Gen organization provides support and community for these students.
Research consistently shows that first generation students, successfully transition to college and perform better academically when they have peers who provide support and guidance. This is why Mason F1rst Gen is seeking peer mentors for the 2018-2019 school year. First Gen Peer Mentors will provide this support while serving as a positive role model first generation Patriots. Could you be the support a new Mason student is looking for? Read more and apply here. Applications for this paid position are due by 11:59 pm on Friday, April 6.