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The Latino student's guide to college success

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Latinos, recognizing the importance of a college degree in being successful in the United States, are pursuing higher education in greater numbers. The Latino Student's Guide to College Success , written by Latino education experts, provides solid, up-to-date advice directed specifically to Latinos contemplating, preparing for, or already in the university or community college setting. This volume contains the 8 Steps to College Success, numerous vignettes of notable Latinos in many fields who give their personal story of how they succeeded in college and their advice for today's students, and a directory of top Latino universities and community colleges. Every Latino high school student as well as school counselors and libraries serving the Latino community will welcome this helpful guide.

The 8 Steps to College Success include Getting Ready for a College Education, How to Choose a College, What Does College Cost and Where Can I Find Financial Aid?, Your First Year of College: How to Know about Available Services, Strategies for Academic Success, Academic Support On and Off Campus, Your Student Rights and What You Can Do If You Are Failing a Course, and Extra-Curricular Activities. Next comes a section entitled How I Did It, a collection of autobiographical essays that will inspire Latino students. Finally, lists of the top 50 universities and the top 20 community colleges in the United States for Latinos, the top 5 universities in Puerto Rico, and percentage rankings of the Latino institutions round out the volume.

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