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Access to College for Mexican Americans in the Southwest: Replication after 10 Years

Castille, Nancy A.; Payan, Rose M.; Peterson, Richard E.
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RR-84-17, CBR-84-03
ETS Research Report
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College Board, Access to Education, College Admission, Educational Opportunities, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Mexican Americans, Surveys


This article is based on a 1982 survey of Hispanic higher education enrollment and related practices and issues. Addressed to financial aid officers in five southwestern states, it was a replication of a similar study carried out in 1972. In addition to presenting comparable results from the two surveys, the article reviews recent literature, comments on critical issues in Hispanic access, and outlines a number of implications from the study for expanding access to college on the part of Hispanic youth. (36pp.)

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