The challenges that face African American students seeking a higher education are well documented, but high-performing and gifted students continue to succeed in going to college and thriving once they arrive there. In this study, author Stacey Price Brown, PhD, looks at the educational experience through the eyes of a selection of these students. For them, the college planning process begins in early childhood, and it does not end until high school graduation. Through these students' stories, Brown offers practical recommendations on how to create a culture that promotes the value of higher education. Learn how to help students develop competitive college applications; gain admittance to the college of their choice; set high expectations for themselves; and leverage supportive environments. Designed to help students, parents, and educators, Stories Untold presents the journeys of talented students who have navigated the curves in the long road that leads to college.They always said I did too much, and that I was gonna burn myself out before I even graduated from college. ... English department, they were working on our writing, as far as gettina#39; us ready to write our college personal statement and essay.
|Title||:||Stories Untold: College Preparation Through the Experiences of High-Achieving Students|
|Author||:||Stacey Price Brown, Ph.D.|
|Publisher||:||Lulu.com - 2014-08-14|