Bridging the Gap for First Generation Students (BG4FGS): An Occupation-Based Peer Mentoring Program at Dominican University of California

@inproceedings{Rivera2013BridgingTG,
  title={Bridging the Gap for First Generation Students (BG4FGS): An Occupation-Based Peer Mentoring Program at Dominican University of California},
  author={Victoria Karina Valenzuela Rivera and Marion de Celis Sarte and Alison Wiggam},
  year={2013}
}
Attending college is a major milestone in the lives of students. The transition to college can be a challenging process for new students, particularly first-generation students, impacting their ability to meet the more rigorous academic demands and to integrate socially into the campus community (Prospero & Vohra-Gupta, 2007; RamosSanchez & Nichols, 2007). To ease the transition to college, peer mentoring programs can assist new college students by offering guidance, one-on-one and group… CONTINUE READING

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