Journal of Appreciative Education

Bridging the Gap to Increasing the Number of Black Student into Graduate School: An Academic Advising Tool

Ashley L. Isreal


One way to increase the “dismally low” number of Black students in graduate school is to take an appreciative approach for advisors to utilize. Given that academic advisors interact with black undergraduate students on academic matters, the purpose of this article is to provide those academic advisors with specific tools from the Appreciative Advising framework for encouraging Black students to pursue post-graduate degree opportunities.


Black Students; Advising; Higher Education

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ISSN: 2165-5421