I am First Generation

There are many students faculty, teaching staff, alumni, and other staff members at MIT who were the first in their family to graduate college. In fact, you can find someone who is first generation working in almost every office, department, or lab on campus.  They can answer questions, provide perspective, and talk about their experience as first generation students.

Read their stories:

​You may also view a list of additional first generation faculty and teaching staff connections or hear FG students and faculty members talk about their experiences in the I am first generation video.