People of Color in Predominantly White Institutions


Date of this Version

November 2004


Parents, faculty, and staff have preached the importance of the student's first year in college. Critical as this time is, many students view their freshman year as a time to experience everything that they can get involved in that is associated with college life. Unfortunately, some of these experiences are not as productive and can lead to a difficult first year which they will constantly battle the rest of their college days.