Latino Males and College Preparation Programs: Examples of Increased Access


  • Sheila M. Sanchez University of Southern California


Higher Education, Latino Males, College Access


This study highlights the narratives of five Latino males from three different postsecondary institutions-a community college, a four-year public state college, and a large private research university-and the impact of their participation in college preparation programs. The data is drawn from a study in which the impact of college preparation programs became evident. With a focus on the individual stories of theseyoung men and their involvement in college preparation programs, this study provides recommendations for research, policy, and practice as a means of providing increased access to postsecondary education for Latino males.