Filipino Americans are one of the largest immigrant groups in the United States and the second largest Asian American/Pacific Islander ethnic group. However, there is little research focusing on the unique experiences of this group, particularly in higher education. This paper presents a qualitative exploration of the experiences of Filipino American graduate students utilizing consensual qualitative research methodology. Results were categorized into domains and themes, with an example of a domain being "deficiencies and lack of resources" and an example of a theme being "Filipino Americans as different from Asian Americans." Implications for higher education administrators and researchers are discussed.
Nadal, Kevin L.; Pituc, Stephanie T.; Johnston, Marc P.; and Esparrago, Theresa, "Overcoming the Model Minority Myth: Experiences of Filipino American Graduate Students" (2010). CUNY Academic Works.