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ERIC Number: EJ1167406
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jul
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2333-715X
Career Decision-Making and College and Career Access among Recent African Immigrant Students
Wambu, Grace; Hutchison, Brian; Pietrantoni, Zachary
Journal of College Access, v3 n2 Article 6 p62-77 Jul 2017
The number of African immigrant youth in American classrooms is on the rise. School counselors are uniquely positioned to help these students to be college and career ready. Using the Social Cognitive Career Theory framework, this article aims to address the unique career development needs, college and career access challenges faced by African immigrant students with an emphasis on high school students, and recommends strategic interventions for school counselors helping this population navigate career choice and determination. Implications for school counseling practice and research are also addressed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Africa
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