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Title College success : what it means and how to make it happen / Michael S. McPherson and Morton Owen Schapiro, editors
Edition First edition
Published New York, NY : College Board, 2008


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Contents Introduction / Michael S. McPherson and Morton Owen Schapiro. -- Section I. From high school to college : raising expectations and lowering financial burdens. 1. Increasing college access and graduation among Chicago public high school graduates / Melissa Roderick and Jenny Nagaoka. 2. Financial aid at public flagship universities / Michael S. McPherson, Morton Owen Schapiro, and Francie E. Streich. 3. What the Gates Millennium Scholarship program can tell us about success in college / William T. Trent. -- Section II. What do we know about succeeding in college? 4. Questioning our assumptions about college requirements / James E. Rosenbaum and Lisbeth J. Goble. 5. Measuring college success : evidence and policy challenges / Sarah E. Turner. 6. Heterogeneity and higher education / Jeffrey A. Smith. -- Section III. College Success : a presidential perspective. 7. Institutional perspectives on student success / David W. Breneman. 8. College success in the long arc of life / Diana Chapman Walsh. -- Section IV. College success : student and faculty perspectives. 9. Ask the students : a good way to enhance their success / Richard J. Light. 10. What is good college teaching? / Susan L. Engel. -- Section V. Looking beyond material success. 11. Assessing the college contribution to civic engagement / Thomas S. Dee. Conclusion / Michael S. McPherson and Morton Owen Schapiro
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject College students -- United States -- Economic conditions.
Minority college students -- United States.
Educational attainment -- United States.
Author McPherson, Michael S.
Schapiro, Morton Owen.
LC no. 2008004198
ISBN 9780874478303