ERIC Number: ED124355
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
The Navajo Way: From High School to College.
Written for college-bound Navajo high school seniors and dedicated to all Native Americans, this guide presents information relative to preparation for college entrance. The following topics are discussed in detail: (1) choosing a college (financial help, college major, college size, the minority population at college, community size, and personal and institutional religious affiliations); (2) admission procedures (purpose of the American College Test [ACT], ACT registration, content of the ACT, taking the ACT, and ACT results); (3) financial aid (how aid is determined, university scholarships, independent scholarships, Navajo tribal scholarships, Navajo health authority scholarships, basic educational opportunity grants, supplemental educational opportunity grants, college work/study programs, national direct student loans, guaranteed student loans, and a summary of financial aid programs indicating type, form, and value); (4) miscellaneous forms (housing application, physical form, statement of goals); (5) a timetable for the senior year of college. Also included in this guide is an appendix which presents definitions for the terms used in the text, some sample forms (interview questions, a class schedule for one semester, graduation requirements, form letters, scholarship requirements, etc.), and a bibliography. (JC)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, American Indians, Definitions, Guides, High School Students, Higher Education, Scholarships, Standardized Tests, Student Adjustment, Student Financial Aid, Student Loan Programs, Tribes
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Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
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