Annotated Bibliography: Underrepresented College Students

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Holland, N. (2010). Postsecondary Education Preparation of Traditionally
Underrepresented College Students: A Social Capital Perspective. Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 3(2), 111-125. doi: 10.1037/a0019249

Holland, a professor of Educational Inquiry and Curriculum studies, and African and African American Studies at the University of Illinois, argues that, the message that students receive regarding college preparation varies because of the students’ race/ethnicity, socio-economic background, and generational status. She also believes that even though these students receive encouragement from their social networks, there was a shortage of individualized, concrete, and compressive college planning. Her findings suggest that college
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