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Connecting in college : how friendship networks matter for academic and social success

Author: Janice M McCabe
Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We all know that good study habits, supportive parents, and engaged instructors are all keys to getting good grades in college. But as Janice M. McCabe shows in this illuminating study, there is one crucial factor determining a student's academic success that most of us tend to overlook: who they hang out with.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Janice M McCabe
ISBN: 9780226409665 022640966X 9780226409498 022640949X
OCLC Number: 990314915
Notes: Previously issued in print: 2016.
Target Audience: Specialized.
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Responsibility: Janice M. McCabe.

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We all know that good study habits, supportive parents, and engaged instructors are all keys to getting good grades in college. But as Janice M. McCabe shows in this illuminating study, there is one crucial factor determining a student's academic success that most of us tend to overlook: who they hang out with.

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"This book, based on extensive research, tackles the eminently important topic of how students' networks, formed via friendships during their time at university, impact their academic success while Read more...

 
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