Parent Impact on Occupational Choices of First Generation College Students (FGCS) to Participate in Higher Education Public Deposited

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  • Calloway, Giovanna
    • Affiliation: School of Medicine, Department of Allied Health Sciences, Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
  • IntroductionOccupational choice is influenced by environmentEducational attainment as inherited family capitalFirst generation college students (FGCS)Internalization of family social structures leads to predisposition to certain occupationsFGCS context may limit their occupational choices, creating an unequal opportunity for their participation in higher education, andputting them at risk for occupational injusticeStudy Aim: To understand how parents shape FGCSs’ occupational choice to participate in higher education
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  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Department of Allied Health Sciences. Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy. Student Research Day (2018 : Chapel Hill, NC)

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