What it’s like being a first-generation PhD candidate

What it’s like being a first-generation PhD candidate

Dr Anna Boegehold
Fri, 03/22/2019 – 12:10

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I’m very privileged – I have a supportive family, supportive friends, a loving partner, a nice, safe place to live, health insurance, clean running water, and all of my basic needs are met. However, I do face some unique challenges in academia being a woman and a first-generation college student.