The Latino community is the fastest growing minority group in America, and quickly becoming a major player in America's workforce. Unfortunately, Latinos encounter cultural and societal obstacles that can hinder academic achievement. This inspirational guide gives Latino students practical skills for advancing in a college environment. The Latino Student's Guide to College Success: Second Edition, Revised and Updated provides a blueprint for collegiate success. The first eight chapters guide students through subjects such as selecting a college, navigating the application process, forming effective study habits, accessing student support services, and planning for advanced degrees. The second part is comprised of eight inspirational stories by Latino graduates sharing their college experiences. Lastly, a third section features a listing of colleges with a record of graduating the most Latinos, as well as a list of the top ten colleges with the most undergraduate Latino students. The revised and updated second edition of this popular book features the latest economic and demographic changes that have emerged since the first edition was published. It also includes six new chapters introducing the impact of technological advancements and changes in cultural trends.When a faculty mentor gets to know a student and his or her career interests, this relationship invariably leads to a strong letter of recommendation for the ... en- courage the student, build up his or her confidence, and serve as a guide to help find the best graduate program for the student. ... I will provide three examples.
|Title||:||The Latino Student's Guide to College Success|
|Author||:||Leonard A. Valverde|
|Publisher||:||ABC-CLIO - 2012-07-06|