ERIC Number: EJ538215
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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Academic Invulnerability among a Selected Group of Latino University Students.
Arellano, Adele R.; Padilla, Amado M.
Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences, v18 n4 p485-507 Nov 1996
Interviews with 30 successful undergraduate Latino students in a highly selective university revealed that although most students came from "at-risk" socioeconomic backgrounds, they had access to specific personal and environmental resources that made them invulnerable to negative consequences of educational risk. Stresses the importance of enriched school programs for Latino students. Contains 38 references. (LP)
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Educational Attitudes, Educational Environment, Educational Experience, Ethnicity, High Achievement, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Mentors, Mexican American Education, Mexican Americans, Parent Influence, Parent Student Relationship, Secondary Education, Self Esteem, Socioeconomic Background, Student Attitudes, Student Characteristics, Student Educational Objectives, Undergraduate Students
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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