Ivy League Degree: Now What?
Laura Pappano, The Hechinger Report
Low-income students who are the first in their families to go to college now represent about 15 percent of top college enrollments. Many feel an acute pressure to succeed. Many are conflicted about whether to go for a platinum paycheck or save the world. More broadly, many are struggling to navigate one of the most difficult transitions in a modern, developed society: moving from one socioeconomic class to another.