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ERIC Number: EJ900872
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Oct
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 26
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1538-1927
Overcoming Personal and Academic Challenges: Perspectives from Latina/o College Students
Cavazos, Javier, Jr.; Johnson, Michael B.; Sparrow, Gregory Scott
Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, v9 n4 p304-316 Oct 2010
Eleven Latina/o college students were interviewed to provide insight into what kind of coping responses they used to overcome challenges and when such responses were employed. The following responses emerged: positive reframing, acceptance, self-talk, maintaining focus on final goals, using low expectations as motivation, self-reflection, taking action, and seeking support. A discussion regarding the importance of these findings is provided and implications for practice are presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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