Mentoring and 1st-Year Latina/o College Students

Veronica Bordes, Patricia Arredondo

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This study focuses on college students of Latina/o heritage—one of the fastest growing college student groups, but with a slowly increasing graduation rate. The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between university-based mentoring experiences and Latina/o students’ perceived comfort in the university environment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)114-133
Number of pages20
JournalJournal of Hispanic Higher Education
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2005



  • academic persistence
  • cultural congruence
  • higher education
  • Latinas/os
  • mentoring

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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