# Welcoming students to the mathematics community: obstacles to â€œbelongingâ€

## DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21100/msor.v19i2.1268## Keywords:

Retention, transition, student success, belonging, community, barriers, attainment gap.## Abstract

This paper reflects on some of the obstacles which lead some students, particularly those from non-traditional academic backgrounds, to question whether they â€œbelongâ€ to the mathematics community.## References

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