The Influence of Acculturation and Enculturation on Mexican American High School Students' Decision to Apply to College Academic Article uri icon


  • This study examined the influence of acculturation, enculturation, parental education level, financial concerns, and gender on 106 Mexican American high school students' decisions to apply to college. Results indicated that acculturation and female gender were significant predictors. Implications for interventions with Latino high school students are discussed. © 2010 American Counseling Association. All rights reserved.

author list (cited authors)

  • Castillo, L. G., López‐Arenas, A., & Saldivarxys, I. M.

citation count

  • 22

publication date

  • April 2010