ERIC Number: EJ460062
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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From the Barrio to the Academy: Revelations of a Mexican American "Scholarship Girl".
Rendon, Laura I.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n80 p55-64 Win 1992
Offers a personal account of the changes undergone, difficulties surmounted, and incentives involved in a Mexican-American woman's achievement of a doctorate and a post as a university professor. Concludes that just as students adapt, institutions must also change to accommodate culturally diverse populations. (DMM)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), College Attendance, Community Colleges, Ethnic Bias, Family Characteristics, First Generation College Students, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Personal Narratives, Student College Relationship, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges
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