Priming the Pump...FEAR

Rivera, Miquela
May 2013
Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education;
The article discusses ways by which Hispanic American students can deal with fear and succeed in higher education. According to the author, it is natural to feel fear when making life changing decisions, such as going to college, relocating or changing careers. She states that the first step is to recognize fear and to understand that it is often due to lack of trust in one's self or in someone else. She adds that students should be encouraged to align their expectations with reality.


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