African Americans and college choice : the influence of family and school / Kassie Freeman ; foreword by M. Christopher Brown II

Author(s): Freeman, Kassie
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Subjects: African Americans--Education (Higher)
College choice--Social aspects--United States
Education, Higher--Parent participation--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2005
LC Classification: L, LC
Physical Description: xxv, 132 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / M. Christopher Brown II
Introduction : the puzzle of college aspirations versus attendance 1
1. The influence of family 11
2. Turning point : when decisions are made 21
3. Gender issues : the college choice process of African American females and males 33
4. Economic expectation and college choice 41
5. Curriculum issues and choice 51
6. Channeling long and wrong 59
7. Decision making by high school type : high schools successful in channeling 69
8. Selection of higher education institution type : HBCU or PWI? 81
9. Students offer solutions 99
10. The case for expanding the college choice model 109
App. Design of the study 113
Notes: LCCN: 2004016080
ISBN: 0791461912 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0791461920 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-126) and index
OCLC Number: 55962307
ISBN/ISSN: 0791461912
0791461920