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A Walk in My Shoes - First Generation College Students DVD

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“A Walk in My Shoes: First-Generation College Students” is a documentary for academic advisors working with first-generation college students.  It was produced by the College of Education at Kansas State University.  This powerful film delves deeply into the lives of five current students and three successful alumni who share intimate details of their lives.  A few of the topics include family concerns, financial issues, language barriers, socialization, learning disabilities and navigating the college experience.  The film closes with an especially powerful advice section.  First Lady Michelle Obama wrote a blog post on Upworthy.com and referred to the trailer when discussing her experiences as a first-generation college student.

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