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The inequality machine : how college divides us

Author: Paul Tough
Publisher: Boston : Mariner Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Mariner Books edition
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"First published as The Years That Matter Most From best-selling author Paul Tough, an indelible and explosive book on the glaring injustices of higher education, including unfair admissions tests, entrenched racial barriers, and crushing student debt. Now updated and expanded for the pandemic era"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Tough
ISBN: 9780358362050 0358362059
OCLC Number: 1224045311
Description: xiii, 408 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface --
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 --
Afterword.
Other Titles: Years that matter most
Responsibility: Paul Tough.

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"First published as The Years That Matter Most From best-selling author Paul Tough, an indelible and explosive book on the glaring injustices of higher education, including unfair admissions tests, entrenched racial barriers, and crushing student debt. Now updated and expanded for the pandemic era"--

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