Message Received: Parental Encouragement and Its Effect on the College-Choice Process
At the Intersection: Understanding and Supporting First-Generation Students
First-generation college students, Low-income college students, College dropouts -- Prevention
This chapter describes the findings of a study that used a qualitative approach to explore how three Black single parents experienced involvement from their own parents during their K-12 years.
This study is guided by the following questions: "What were the messages that these low-SES Black women received about the value of education?” and “How were these women encouraged and to what end?"
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Smith, M. J. (2021). Message Received: Parental Encouragement and Its Effect on the College-Choice Process. In Longwell-Grice, R., & Longwell-Grice, H. (Eds.). At the Intersection: Understanding and Supporting First-Generation Students. Stylus Publishing, LLC.