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

Tough, Paul (author).
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  • 10 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 12 total copies.

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Benton Co PL - Fowler 378.1 TOU (Text) 34044000996205 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown 378.1 T722 (Text) 79361000114974 Adult Nonfiction - Education & Language Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 378.198 TOU (Text) 33187004595845 Nonfiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Hanover Branch 378.198 TOUG (Text) 39391100335791 Nonfiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon 378.198 TOUGH (Text) 34330513411661 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 378.198 TOU (Text) 78551000543745 Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 378.198 TOUG (Text) 39231033580735 Ratcliffe-Carnegie Reading Room Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library 378.1 TOUGH (Text) 39206021601388 New Materials Available -
Osgood PL - Milan Branch 378.198 TOU (Text) 39692000975804 New Item Shelves Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 378.198 Tough (Text) 31208913138402 new non-fiction Checked out 11/20/2019
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544944480
  • ISBN: 0544944488
  • Physical Description: viii, 390 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [335]-370) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
"The best-selling author of How Children Succeed returns with a devastatingly powerful, mind-changing inquiry into higher education in the United States"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Universities and colleges > Admission > Social aspects.
Educational equalization.
College student orientation.
College students > Social conditions.
College students > Attitudes.

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