College Expectations

For Hispanics

One of the biggest expectation for college is that typically only males go.

  • Majority of the time it is a big deal when a girl goes to college because they could be expected to run the house or stay home to learn how to become a house wife.
  • Girls are expected not to go because they're expected by family members to become pregnant.

First Generation

  • Whenever there are Latinos/Hispanics enrolled in college often times people expect them to say they are first generation.
  • Also expected to all be low income families.

Whenever there are Latinos/Hispanics enrolled in college often times people expect them to say they are first generation. Also expected to all be low income families.


Ladies' Expected Majors

Often society makes the assumption that if there is a girl enrolled in college it is for child care, or child development.

Dorming

  • First generation girls do not dorm. They are till expected to keep up the house and sometimes help take care of siblings.
  • If girls do dorm then the expectation of the girl changes to where she is expected to come home every weekend and still keep up their responsibilities in the household.

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