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This study surveyed college freshmen from two different institutions in order to examine differences between First-Generation College Students and Continuing-Generation College Students. Differences between groups emerged for high school academic preparation, college exploration behaviors, college application behaviors, and college decision-making prior to matriculation. Results suggest differences between groups are relevant to professional school counseling. Suggestions for interventions, school counseling implications, and future research are discussed.

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Bryant, J. K., & Nicolas, J. (2011). Supporting and Preparing Future First-Generation College Students in the High School Environment: Implications for School Counselors, Michigan Journal of Counseling, 38(2), 17-26. doi:10.22237/mijoc/1314835320





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