Inside this workbook, you'll find:
Letters To My Sisters & Brothers: Practical Advice to Successfully Navigate Academia As A Student Of Color is an academic and mental health workbook specifically designed with culturally relevant advice and evidence-based exercises to help Black Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) students THRIVE, not just survive in higher education!
Students of color face several key barriers while in college and graduate school: low levels of institutional support, discrimination, and feeling unwelcome on campus. These factors negatively impact their academic performance, mental health, retention, and graduation rates.
Letters To My Sisters & Brothers contains a collection of culturally-specific responses from a survey of 165 undergraduate and graduate students of color across the United States who were asked to provide advice to incoming students of color on how to navigate higher education successfully. These students offer their insight, experiences, and encouragement to aid you along your academic journey. Accompanying their testimonies, the end of each section contains an activity created to better put their advice into practice.
This is not just another growth mindset self-improvement book! This is specifically designed for BIPOC students to simultaneously promote their holistic health while in school. Completing this workbook is a pivotal step toward overcoming the many barriers BIPOC students encounter and achieving academic success.
✅ Culturally relevant advice on how to succeed in college and graduate school from 165 students of color and BIPOC students across the U.S.
✅ Evidence-based activities and mental health workbook pages to help put their guidance into practice.
✅ Specific resources to help you maximize your academic success, improve your mental health, and center your cultural identities.
✅ Content focused on students of color THRIVING, not surviving in school as well as how to navigate higher ed successfully.
✅ Coloring pages and self-care journal prompts for additional self-care.