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Posted: September 11, 2013 - 11:35 AM

We know the statistics: the Mexican American population is growing at a fast rate but Mexican American students' education is lagging, particularly when it comes to obtaining a college degree. A recent study published in the International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling sheds some light on some of the struggles talented Mexican American college students encounter. The stressors that Mexican American students experience goes beyond balancing work and academic work or other stressors...

Posted: June 20, 2013 - 11:00 AM

Dr. Linda G. Castillo is a professor in the Counseling Psychology program at Texas A&M University. Her areas of expertise and research focus on the influence of the acculturation process on Mexican American education disparities; marianismo and Latina education persistence; and scale development and validity of cultural constructs. She has successfully led two multiyear, multimillion dollar grant projects, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, that focused on the college and career...

Ni de aquí, Ni de allá - Why Mexican American College Students Struggle

We know the statistics: the Mexican American population is growing at a fast rate but Mexican American students' education is lagging, particularly when it comes to obtaining a college degree. A recent study published in the International Journal for the Advancement of Counseling sheds some light on some of the struggles talented Mexican American college students encounter. The stressors that Mexican American students experience goes beyond balancing work and academic work or other stressors that a typical college student may experience. It is the struggle of change.