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ERIC Number: EJ1045906
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Nov
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
ISSN: ISSN-1949-6591
Goals, Family, and Community: What Drives Tribal College Transfer Student Success
Makomenaw, Matthew
Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, v51 n4 p380-391 Nov 2014
This article examines success factors for American Indian tribal college students who transfer to 4-year predominantly White institutions. The study examined the experiences of 8 tribal college transfer students to Midwest universities. Using an indigenous methodology, 3 themes were found to help American Indian tribal college transfer students succeed, which were personal goals and dreams, family matters, and being a member of an American Indian community.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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