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Poon, OiYan; Squire, Dian; Kodama, Corinne; Byrd, Ajani; Chan, Jason; Manzano, Lester; Furr, Sara; Bishundat, Devita – Review of Educational Research, 2016
This article presents a critical review of 112 works of research on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) in higher education. It focuses on ways previous scholarship framed AAPIs in higher education, and specifically on how those works engaged in a sustained project of countering the model minority myth (MMM). Many publications on AAPIs…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Pacific Islanders, Higher Education, College Students
Park, Julie J. – National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education, 2012
A key argument for affirmative action is that college students benefit from engagement in a racially diverse student body. Because many students have few meaningful experiences with diversity prior to college, exposure to divergent viewpoints and perspectives is an essential part of spurring student growth and development. Engagement with…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Student Diversity, Educational Benefits
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Li, Xiaojie; Carroll, C. Dennis – National Center for Education Statistics, 2007
This study provides a comprehensive profile of all types of "minority-serving institutions" (MSIs), in the United States and to examine the characteristics of minority students who attend these institutions. The report adds to earlier research focusing on single types of MSIs--primarily Historically Black Colleges and Universities…
Descriptors: Income, Black Colleges, Institutional Characteristics, Minority Groups
Burton, Nancy W.; Ramist, Leonard – College Entrance Examination Board, 2001
Studies predicting success in college for students graduating since 1980 are reviewed. SAT scores and high school records are the most common predictors, but a few studies of other predictors are included. The review establishes that SAT scores and high school records predict academic performance, nonacademic accomplishments, leadership in…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Scores, Grade Point Average, Academic Achievement