Intervention for High School Latino Students in Preparing for College

  title={Intervention for High School Latino Students in Preparing for College},
  author={Eric Rodr{\'i}guez and Kent Rhodes and Geoffrey Aguirre},
  journal={Journal of Hispanic Higher Education},
  pages={207 - 222}
Several factors contribute to a disproportionately lower Latino participation in college education. Foremost among those factors are policies that encourage quick job placement over career development, lack of understanding of the benefits of a college degree, lower expectations for Latino students, poor financial planning, and lack of guidance. A review of the literature shows that the strong work ethic imbued by Latino culture correlates with negative outcomes in college enrollment and… 
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