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Beyond The Mcnair Program: A Comparative Study Of Mcnair Scholars' Understandings Of The Impacts Of Program Participation On Their Graduate School Experiences, Cristina Restad Jul 2014

Beyond The Mcnair Program: A Comparative Study Of Mcnair Scholars' Understandings Of The Impacts Of Program Participation On Their Graduate School Experiences, Cristina Restad

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The Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program is a U.S. Department of Education TRIO Program, funded at 152 institutions across the United States and Puerto Rico. In 2013, total funding reached over $35 million--of which, Portland State University received approximately $211,000 (US Department of Education, 2013). The program's goal is to introduce first-generation, low-income, under-represented group college students to effective strategies for succeeding in doctoral programs so they may become professors and create a more supportive environment for future non-traditional students. One way to explore program effectiveness beyond completion of the McNair Program is to ask the McNair ...