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self-concept, a strong internal locus of control, the ability to create academic community, and a
positive view of potentially negative situations. Individual themes emerged from the narratives
within each category for each participant.
The impact of previous studies on student success, using undergraduate models, was
reviewed, and one influence was found among the study participants that had not been used in
previous models - health. Implications of findings from this study for educational policy,
programs, and practice are discussed.
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Colley, Kay Lynne. Latino success stories in higher education: A qualitative study of recent graduates from a health science center., dissertation, May 2007; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc3687/m1/3/: accessed January 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .