Hispanic Student Experience

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Given that first issue starts out at home with language barriers when parents are not able to assist their child with the problems they may need help with. But, may continue when certain high schools are only interested with their top 10 graduates or in other words the students with the highest honors, or are just wanting you to get your degree and get out of there depending on the school and the area that it is in. A study done by the University of Georgia did an analysis on Hispanic high school seniors on track to graduate who were all invited to participate in a program to transition them from high school to college. The entire goal of this program was to increase the number of students who applied to college. Luckily this programmed increased…show more content…
In less than a year the rate of Latino Students applying to college went from 32% to 56% of Hispanic students applying. The transition programmed not only helped with the application process, but also with attendance, and grades made an incredible change. By learning that programs like this are a success why not try to incorporate more in all schools. By incorporating programs, it would be more than likely to create support and resources that could impact student’s lives regarding grades and attendance, helping continue them pursue for higher…show more content…
I never would have thought that I could teach another student their homework let alone help them understand it. I felt incredibly good after I knew that I had the chance to help multiple students not only with their homework but, help them make the right decisions when stuck in a predicament. It was an amazing feeling telling students how I achieved my goals and the process it took to achieve them while being at the University. The feeling you get when a person when someone looks up to you and they tell you gives you a feeling that is indescribable. I felt like I had accomplished and did my job when I was
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