Diversity in Academe 2013

Among Privileged Classmates, I'm an Outsider

Marta Antelo

October 11, 2009 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

I'm a first-generation college student from a working-class background in northeastern Pennsylvania. Attending a private university in Washington has, for the first time, made me feel socially excluded from my peers. I've never traveled out of the...

This content is available exclusively to Chronicle subscribers