According to the National Indian Education Association, 39 percent of American Indian/Alaska Native students who started in 2005 as first-time, full-time students at 4-year institutions graduated within 6 years. In the same time period, 60 percent of white students graduated. How can we better prepare Native students for the first day of college? Join our conversation with Native student success centers for tips on how to tackle your first years of college.
Pamela Agoyo (Cochiti, Kewa, Ohkay Owingeh Pueblos) director of American Indian Student Services – University of New Mexico
Layton Lamsam (Osage), 2nd year Medical Student – Stanford University
Victoria LaPoe (Cherokee), professor of broadcast and film – Western Kentucky University