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Smith, J. M., & Verdín, D., & Lucena, J. C. (2019, June), Board 143: EAGER: Broadening Participation of First-generation College Students in Engineering – Backgrounds, Experiences and Strategies for Success Paper presented at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Tampa, Florida.