Mainstreaming Outsiders

Mainstreaming Outsiders

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This new and completely revised edition is a study of the successes and failures of the collective efforts employed to assist black Americans to enter the professional mainstream. More important, Mainstreaming Outsiders is a guidebook to those institutions academic, corporate, and government that offer the best opportunities for black graduate (and undergraduate) students to continue their education and join the ranks of American professionals. As a tool for finding the right school for the aspiring black, this is a must book for high school, college, and university libraries. The fields of study selected for analysis include medicine, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, veterinary medicine, engineering and architecture, law, social work, as well as doctoral degrees in the arts and humanities, the social sciences and the physical sciences.qThey have varied from an open admissions format to a more rigid, highly quantified system. ... three-dimensional problem solving).5 These components supposedly permit the student to demonstrate his or her manual and academic aptitude, as well as aptitude for science. ... and selection decisions include college gradepoint average (GPA), gradepoint average in science, and letters of recommendation.

Title:Mainstreaming Outsiders
Author:James Edward Blackwell
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 1987-01-01


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