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2017

Barriers

Journal of College Access

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Career Decision-Making And College And Career Access Among Recent African Immigrant Students, Grace Wambu, Brian Hutchison, Zachary Pietrantoni Jul 2017

Career Decision-Making And College And Career Access Among Recent African Immigrant Students, Grace Wambu, Brian Hutchison, Zachary Pietrantoni

Journal of College Access

The number of African immigrant youth in American classrooms is on the rise. School counselors are uniquely positioned to help these students to be college and career ready. Using the Social Cognitive Career Theory framework, this article aims to address the unique career development needs, college and career access challenges faced by African immigrant students with an emphasis on high school students, and recommends strategic interventions for school counselors helping this population navigate career choice and determination. Implications for school counseling practice and research are also addressed.