Laura McLaughlin Gonzalez

**Education: PhD, Counselor Education, North Carolina State University--MEd, College Counseling, University of Delaware--BA, Women’s Studies with a minor in Biology, Colgate University

There are 11 included publications by Laura McLaughlin Gonzalez :

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Adjustment of Undergraduate Latino Students at a Southeastern University Cultural Components of Academic and Social Integration 2008 383 College campuses in the southeast United States are striving to understand and serve their newly arriving Latino students to promote adjustment and academic success. The purpose of this article is to outline the cultural components of academic and so...
College level choice of Latino high school students: A social cognitive approach. 2012 626 Latino students attend 2-year colleges more often than 4-year colleges. This has an impact on the rate of bachelor's degree attainment, because the transfer rate between the 2 levels is low. The author uses national data to identify predictors associ...
Cultural stressors and the hopelessness model of depressive symptoms in Latino adolescents. 2012 425 Depressive symptoms in Latino youth have been related to both culturally-universal and culturally-based stressors. However, few studies have examined the unique contributions of culturally-based stressors above and beyond other types of stressors. Mo...
Ethnic Identity as a Protective Factor in the Lives of Asian American Adolescents 2014 349 This study examined the buffering role of ethnic identity for Asian American adolescents living in an emerging immigrant community. A sample of 176 Asian American ninth graders completed self-report measures assessing ethnic identity, stressors (i.e....
Gendered academic adjustment among Asian American adolescents in an emerging immigrant community. 2012 310 Research on the academic adjustment of immigrant adolescents has been predominately conducted in large cities among established migration areas. To broaden the field’s restricted focus, data from 172 (58% female) Asian American adolescents who reside...
The influence of cultural identity and perceived barriers on college preparation and aspirations of Latino youth in emerging immigrant communities. 2013 359 Emerging immigrant communities differ from established communities in terms of needs and available resources. Students in these emerging communities may still be acculturating to new contexts and establishing their ethnic identities, which may impact...
Latina/o adolescents in an emerging immigrant community: A qualitative exploration of their future goals. 2012 222 Although immigrant adolescents typically have high hopes for their futures, educational and career outcomes often do not match aspirations. The future aspirations of 17 Latina/o adolescents in an emerging immigrant community were explored. Qualitativ...
Latino Students in New Arrival States: Factors and Services to Prevent Youth From Dropping Out 2010 640 Latino youth are more likely than any other ethnic group to drop out of high school in the United States. Though some research has helped us understand the factors leading to dropout, very few studies have assessed Latino student’s opinions of servic...
Patching the Leaky Pipeline 2002 271 The United States faces the critical task of graduating large numbers of individuals in mathematics, science, technical, and engineering fields. The first-year orientation course described uses female-friendly practices to provide support, promote ac...
The Protective Role of Familism in the Lives of Latino Adolescents 2013 414 Familism, a Latino value that promotes loyalty, cohesiveness, and obedience within the family, predicts improved outcomes for Latino adolescents. However, few studies have tested whether familism serves a protective role when adolescents are facing s...
Socioeconomic Stress and Academic Adjustment Among Asian American Adolescents: The Protective Role of Family Obligation 2013 314 Socioeconomic stress has long been found to place youth at risk, with low family income conferring disadvantages in adolescents’ school achievement and success. This study investigates the role of socioeconomic stress on academic adjustment, and pinp...