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The years that matter most : how college makes or breaks us / Paul Tough.

Author/Creator:
Tough, Paul, author.
Other Title:
How college makes or breaks us
Publication:
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (viii, 390 pages)
Subjects:
Universities and colleges -- Admission -- Social aspects.
Educational equalization.
College student orientation.
College students -- Social conditions.
College students -- Attitudes.
Contents:
Wanting in. Decision day ; The mobility equation
Getting in. Stress test ; Income-typical behavior ; Taylorsville
Fixing the test. Reputation management ; Test prep ; Blessed
Fitting in. The outsider ; Roots ; Pedigree ; Thanksgiving
Letting in. The admissions-industrial complex ; Going test-optional ; Trinity's problem
Staying in. The graduation gap ; Belonging ; An intrusive culture
Hanging on. Who needs college? ; Lower ed
Getting an A. Ancestors ; What is X? ; Workshop mode
After the war. The GI Bill ; Playing for first.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-370) and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Online resource; title from digital title page (ProQuest Ebook Central, viewed September 20, 2019).
Contributor:
ProQuest ebook central
Other format:
Print version: Tough, Paul. Years that matter most.
ISBN:
9780544944367
0544944364
9780544944480
0544944488
Publisher Number:
99986265721
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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