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Conquering Graduate School: A Practical Guide for African-American Students
Dr. Jones is on a mission to empower people of color by equipping them with the tools necessary to pursue higher levels of education. Conquering Graduate School is a practical guide for aspiring graduate students, families,schools, and organizations looking to support Black scholars in their graduate school journeys.
Graduate school can be difficult, but with the right social capital it is more likely that a scholar will be successful. For many years, there has been a focus on undergraduate education in the African American community. There has been resources, human capital and research centered around access, persistence and graduation in undergraduate degrees. Too often African American scholars are left to fend for themselves when pursuing graduate level education . In the comprehensive guide Conquering Graduate School, Dr. Franceska Jones has done an exceptional job providing resources , wisdom and insight that can be used for applying to graduate school to obtain the degree. This book can be used as a resource for family members and other support systems to help guide Black scholars through a Master’s or doctoral degree.