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By Brian L. McGowan, Robert T. Palmer, J. Luke Wood, David F. Hibbler Jr.

Utilizing an anti-deficit method, Black males within the Academy explores narratives of resiliency, luck, and success for black males within the academy. This booklet is a crucial textual content for students drawn to selling good fortune in schooling for underrepresented minorities.

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Reentry students stated that returning to school had positive impacts. For example, students regularly mentioned increased self-confidence and awareness in their intellectual capabilities (Thomas, 2001). Several studies found that reentry students who successfully completed their degrees felt more mature, better able to set and attain goals, and more capable of making experience of a student after attrition / 37 decisions for themselves (Kartje, 2000; Ross-Gordon & Brown-Haywood, 2000). Overall, the literature on reentry students speaks clearly to their experience.

I remember listening intently to the instruction given and trying as expeditiously as possible to respond. Finally, I was given a spatial recognition test, in which I was asked to recreate two-dimensional shapes using three-dimensional figures. I remember being given several large wooden blocks that were shaped like oversized puzzle pieces. The instructions were simple: recreate the four different shapes on the paper, one of which was a parallelogram. The other three shapes were not geometric figures I knew at the time, but were seemingly random, obscure shapes.

In my junior year of high school, I decided to enroll in honors and AP courses. Unlike the fifth-grade speech competition, I was not afraid to challenge myself. Once I took ownership of the decisions about my education, I became the student I always wanted to be. But the supplemental support I received early in my schooling and having caring and progressive parents were key components to facilitating this path. Ultimately, I learned that “practice makes perfect,” and that if I applied myself I would see results.

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