For First-Generation Students, Graduating From College Takes Grit and Grown-Up Support

KQED’s Rachael Myrow interviews PCF Scholar Dalia Angel and her mentor, Carole Melis

May 13, 2015 -



This time of year, we’re posting selfies with happy college graduates and forwarding inspirational commencement speeches — and why not? Graduation is a righteous achievement. But it’s a lot harder for some than others. Especially for low-income students who are the first in their families to go to college.  Click here to read the whole story.