FGLI’s Top Stories

The purpose of the FGLI’s Blog Post section is to provide a forum where students (who are FGLI) can give insight and resources to other William and Mary students, especially ones who identify as first-generation, low-income college students. FGLI writers, for example, can write about their personal experiences as a first-generation, low-income student on campus. Similarly, students can provide insight into the application process for various scholarships, programs, organizations, etc. Students have a broad potential for writing anything that they like. However, all stories should be limited in scope to the FGLI attribute. If you are interested in blogging for FGLI, please click on the following link and follow the document’s directions. 

Being A First-Generation College Student at William and Mary

Anonymous FGLI Student The experience of a first-generation college student is different compared to non-first-generation college students.  First-generation college students do not have the advantage to question their parents on college advice since he or she is the first to attend college.  This inability of parental wisdom leaves first-generation college students unprepared for the obstacles […]

William and Mary: Time Management Advice for Incoming College Students

Written by Orley Estrada Time is the most valued resource for humans. Since the dawn of civilization, humanity has tried to keep the measurement of time precisely. As past societies learned, the number of hours in a day dictates the amount of work one can accomplish. Time’s fleeting quality compelled civilizations such as the Egyptians […]

Blog Post Guidelines: FGLI

Written by Orley Estrada July 9th, 2020 Contributor Jonathan-Ramos and Vanessa Guzman The purpose of the FGLI’s Blog Post section is to provide a forum where students (who are FGLI) can give insight and resources to other William and Mary students, especially ones who identify as first-generation, low-income college students. FGLI writers, for example, can […]