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Decoding college : stories, strategies, and struggles of first-generation college students

Author: Kallie Clark
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Rowe Publishing, [2017]. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"Decoding College: stories, Strategies, and Struggles of First-Generation College Students is a slice-of-life, college exposure guide aimed at first-generation college students and their families. Decoding College provides a comprehensive guide to the basics of college admissions, selection and enrollment processes while specifically focusing on issues unique to students of color, low-income students, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kallie Clark
ISBN: 9781939054760 1939054761 9781939054869 1939054869
OCLC Number: 1056107143
Description: 189 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Sec. 1. Finding the right college --
It's not you, it's them --
Cultivating your inner ninja --
Your college application strategy --
Strategy glossary --
Using your college application strategy --
Finding colleges for your strategy --
College lists --
Fit is flavor --
You are more than a number --
Sec. 2. Succeeding in college --
The many colors of racism --
Working hard or hardly working --
Belonging --
Sec. 3. College knowledge --
Tips, tricks, and tools.
Responsibility: Kallie Clark.

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"Decoding College: stories, Strategies, and Struggles of First-Generation College Students is a slice-of-life, college exposure guide aimed at first-generation college students and their families. Decoding College provides a comprehensive guide to the basics of college admissions, selection and enrollment processes while specifically focusing on issues unique to students of color, low-income students, and underrepresented students. Unlike the multitude of college guides available on the market today, Decoding College utilizes students' first-person accounts of their journey to and through college to provide readers with fresh and vibrant illustrations of each concept..." - book jacket

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