eBook The Latino Student’s Guide to College Success, 2nd Edition

  • Leonard A. Valverde
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  • ISBN-10: 0313397988
  • ISBN-13: 9780313397981
  • DDC: 378.19
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 270 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released November 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This book provides Latino students with a step-by-step roadmap for navigating the college process -- from overcoming cultural barriers to attending college, to selecting the right school, to considering advanced degrees.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Planning for College Success.
2: Getting Ready for College: Vamanos.
3: Success Starts with You: Getting in, Earning Your First Degree, and Considering Graduate School.
4: What does College Cost and Where can I Find Financial Aid?.
5: Managing Your Time and Services on Campus.
6: Your First Year of College: Using the Services on Campus to Help You Succeed.
7: Getting Off to a Good First Start: Strategies for Academic and Personal Success.
8: Technology Questions and Answers: Using Computer and Internet Technologies to Learn and Succeed.
9: Successful Transition from a Community College to a Four-Year College or a University or to the World of Work.
10: Preparing for a Graduate and/or Professional Degree While Still an Undergraduate Student.
11: Short Stories of How I Made It in College.
12: Introduction.
13: College Degree: From Believing It Not Possible to a Family Expectation.
14: Selection of College that Fits You—Helps Lead to Success.
15: Higher Education Opened Doors to Greater Opportunity.
16: It’s up to You.
17: Doctor, Doctor: Not Like Degrees on a Thermometer.
18: My College Experience.
19: College and University Directories.
20: College and University Directory—Overview.
21: Top 20 Two-Year or Community Colleges (Best Degree Completion, 2009 Data).
22: Top 50 Universities (By Number of Degrees Awarded).
23: Top 50 Universities in United States that Granted the Largest Number of Master’s Degrees to Latinos.
24: Top 50 Universities in United States that Granted the Largest Number of Doctoral Degrees to Latinos.
Resource Guides.
Additional Resources.
About the Editor and Chapter Authors.
Index.