TITLE

Educational Experiences and Transitions of Reentry College Women: Special Considerations for African American Female Students

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Veronica G.
PUB. DATE
June 2001
SOURCE
Journal of Negro Education;Summer2001, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p139
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the motivators, obstacles and support system on the reentry of black college women. Participation of African women in the quantitative investigation; Increase of self-confidence in the reentry to the academy; Recommendation to enhance the reentry of women persistence and completion.
ACCESSION #
7152848

 

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