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The African American Student's Guide to Surviving Graduate School

The African American Student's Guide to Surviving Graduate School

Volume: 5

May 1998 | 152 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

What does it take to get into and through graduate school? What special challenges, opportunities, and issues face an African American graduate student? The African American Student's Guide to Surviving Graduate School offers a practical roadmap to help African American students get the most out of their graduate school experience. The book covers a number of issues, including creating a program of study, financial aid, and the dissertation process. Author Alicia Isaac thoroughly covers the entire graduate process, offering case studies, anecdotes, words of wisdom from prominent African Americans, checklists, and self-assessment scales to provide a useful guide for students involved in or considering graduate study.

Graduate School Is...
Making the Right Choice about Where To Go to Graduate School and Getting in with Money
Developing a Master Plan
with Robert Brandau
Staying in the Game
Know When to Leave the Party
A Handbook for Mastering the Moves
Selecting and Managing Your Major Professor and Advisory Committee
Getting Through the Thesis or Dissertation
Surviving the Defense
With Donna Walter and L Denise Edwards
Looking Back and Moving Forward
When Racism Rears Its Ugly Head

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