ERIC Number: EJ892761
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
The Black Student Experience at Predominantly White Colleges: Implications for School and College Counselors
Guiffrida, Douglas A.; Douthit, Kathryn Z.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v88 n3 p311-318 Sum 2010
Research from higher education and cultural studies that has examined the Black college student experience at predominantly White institutions (PWIs) is presented to assist counselors in understanding how Black college students' relationships with faculty, family, friends from home, and peers in Black student organizations can become assets or liabilities to their academic achievement and persistence. Implications are provided for assisting counselors in preparing Black students for, and supporting them while attending, PWIs.
Descriptors: African American Students, Student Organizations, Student Experience, College Students, Racial Factors, Cultural Influences, Educational Environment, Teacher Student Relationship, Racial Composition, Peer Relationship, Family Relationship, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, School Counselors, Counselor Role, Counseling Techniques
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Education Level: Higher Education
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