Essay on The Struggle Of African American Students
Research reveals that African American students from both institutions are graduating college but not at the same level. Why is that? There are a number of reasons that African American are more likely to struggle at PWIs than HBCUs. The following factors include: background information, faculty involvement, connection with faculty, discrimination, and adapting to a new environment. These factors have an effect on GPAs, campus involvement, and graduation rates.
First we must look at backgrounds. A students’ environment can tell about how they are going to act in school, during an activity, and how they are going to work with the people surrounding them. According to Tinto, “The overall differences in…