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From the Publisher"Pavel and Inglebret offer a practical guide for American Indian and Alaska Native people of all ages who are interested in successfully getting a college degree. Coverage includes profiles of three successful college students talking about success; American Indian and Alaska Native worldviews and postsecondary access and achievement; financial aid; maintaining spiritual, mental, and physical well-being; getting prepared to ensure success in college; developing problem-solving and critical- thinking skills; internet resources; exemplary four-year institutions with a holistic approach to Native student recruitment and achievement, and tribal colleges and universities; the circular journey of college success, centered on cultural identity as the core of student success; and additional student profiles describing individual students' successful college experiences."
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"This volume will help Native people clarify their postsecondary aspirations, improve their college choice, and increase their success in college. After a thorough examination of the issues that should be considered, Pavel and Inglebret present the different types of colleges available, programs and services to meet the special needs of Native students, and financial aid options. By answering many of the basic questions students have about going to college, Pavel and Inglebret help to demystify the process and encourage more Native students to pursue a college education."
National Indian Education Association