The Resource The years that matter most : how college makes or breaks us, Paul Tough

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

Label
The years that matter most : how college makes or breaks us
Title
The years that matter most
Title remainder
how college makes or breaks us
Statement of responsibility
Paul Tough
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
The best-selling author of How Children Succeed returns with a powerful, mind-changing inquiry into higher education in the United States Read by the author. Does college still work? Is the system designed just to protect the privileged and leave everyone else behind? Or can a college education today provide real opportunity to young Americans seeking to improve their station in life?The Years That Matter Most tells the stories of students trying to find their way, with hope, joy, and frustration, through the application process and into college. Drawing on new research, the book reveals how the landscape of higher education has shifted in recent decades and exposes the hidden truths of how the system works and whom it works for. And it introduces us to the people who really make higher education go: admissions directors trying to balance the class and balance the budget, College Board officials scrambling to defend the SAT in the face of mounting evidence that it favors the wealthy, researchers working to unlock the mysteries of the college-student brain, and educators trying to transform potential dropouts into successful graduates. With insight, humor, and passion, Paul Tough takes readers on a journey from Ivy League seminar rooms to community college welding shops, from giant public flagship universities to tiny experimental storefront colleges. Whether you are facing your own decision about college or simply care about the American promise of social mobility, The Years That Matter Most will change the way you think--not just about higher education, but about the nation itself
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http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tough, Paul
Dewey number
378.1/98
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LC call number
LB2351
LC item number
.T68 2019ab
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other
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PerformerNote
Read by Paul Tough
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Universities and colleges
  • Educational equalization
  • College student orientation
  • College students
  • College students
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Label
The years that matter most : how college makes or breaks us, Paul Tough
Link
https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100087&titleID=4848322
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  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
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spoken word
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 39 min., 5 sec.))
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online
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Isbn
9780358177876
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Label
The years that matter most : how college makes or breaks us, Paul Tough
Link
https://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=100087&titleID=4848322
Publication
Note
  • Available to Vancouver Residents only
  • Residents of other municipalities should check their local library
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (12 hr., 39 min., 5 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780358177876
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
8AD6C905-4812-4ED9-956A-127E66C8B3CB
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  • on1119389946
  • (OCoLC)1119389946
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