Are You First-Gen? Depends on Who’s Asking

Are You First-Gen? Depends on Who’s Asking
The New York Times
Rochelle Sharpe

Trying to help a high school senior get into his dream school, Laurie Kopp Weingarten called the college to emphasize that the boy should be able to lay claim to the latest, and fuzziest, of all admissions hooks: being a first-generation student.