Lack of Self-esteem, College Adjustment, and Lack of Family Support
- Absence of similar interests, experiences, and resources, e.g., 52% do not attend extracurricular activities
- 70% whose parents with education level of secondary school or below
For FGCS, it is no longer true that college is a great equalizer. It is often those from affluent backgrounds who land the best jobs.
Even if ambitious low income FGCS have done its utmost to attend the same college and are willing to work hard, finding a job with opportunities for upward mobility is difficult for them.