Many of Bucknell's faculty, staff and students, and even our president, John Bravman, became the first in their family to pursue a four-year college degree. Here they share their stories and encourage those who are considering their college options.
You'll be part of a strong and supportive community.
You're very likely to stay and be satisfied.
You're highly likely to graduate on time.
Learn more about how Bucknell will change your life.
Bucknell’s First-Generation Stories: Take the Opportunity series is inspired by the Center for Student Opportunity’s “I’m First” project, an online community offering support, advice and encouragement to students who will be the first in their family to reach this goal.
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