The Latino student's guide to STEM careers / Laura I. Rendón and Vijay Kanagala, editors ; foreword by Mildred Garcia.

This book is an essential resource that Latino/a students and families need to make the best decisions about entering and succeeding in a STEM career. It offers current, fact-based information about the importance of Latinos/as entering STEM fields of study and provides a comprehensive array of info...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Other Authors: Rendón, Laura I. (Editor), Kanagala, Vijay (Editor), García, Mildred (writer of foreword.)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Santa Barbara, California : Greenwood, an Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2017]
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover ; Title Page ; Copyright ; Dedication ; Contents; Foreword ; Acknowledgments ; A Note to the Reader ; Introduction: What Is STEM and Why Is It Important for Latinx Students? ; Part I: Planning for a Career in STEM ; 1. STEP 1: Preparing for a Career in STEM-¡Preparate! ; 2. STEP 2: Choosing a College and STEM Program ; 3. STEP 3: Paying for College; Part II: Succeeding in College ; 4. STEP 4: Surviving Thriving in the First Year of College ; 5. STEP 5: Choosing a STEM Major ; 6. STEP 6: Continuing on to Graduate School in STEM ; Part III: Choosing a Career in STEM.
  • 7. STEP 7: Choosing a Career in STEM-STEM Majors Part IV: Sharing Stories ; 8. Testimonios ; Testimonio 1 ; Testimonio 2 ; Testimonio 3 ; Testimonio 4 ; Testimonio 5 ; Testimonio 6 ; Testimonio 7 ; Testimonio 8 ; Testimonio 9 ; Testimonio 10 ; Testimonio 11 ; Testimonio 12 ; Testimonio 13 ; Testimonio 14 ; Part V: College and University Directories for STEM Programs ; 9. Listing of the Best STEM Colleges and Universities for Latinx Students ; Part VI: Resources ; 10. Resources for Latinx Students Interested in STEM Careers ; About the Editors and Contributors ; Index.