The Freshman Year Experience: Helping Students Survive and Succeed in College / Edition 1

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Overview

The Freshman Year Experience presents an authoritative, comprehensive guide to the policies, strategies, programs, and services designed to ensure student achievement in the first year of college—and so facilitate student retention and academic success in subsequent years.

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For college and university administrators. A guide to policies, strategies, programs and services designed to ensure student achievement in the first year of college, and so facilitate academic success in subsequent years. Extensive references. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555421472
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/19/1989
  • Series: Higher and Adult Education Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • Product dimensions: 1.19 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author

M. LEE UPCRAFT is a research associate in the Center for the Study of Higher Education, assistant vice president emeritus for student affairs, and affiliate professor emeritus of higher education at Pennsylvania State University.

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Table of Contents

Part One: Today's Freshmen and the College Experience

Part Two: Essential Programs and Services for First-Year Students

Part Three: The Freshman Seminar

Part Four: Helping Diverse Freshman Populations

Part Five: Building Campus Support for a Strong Freshman Year Program

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