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The privileged poor : how elite colleges are failing disadvantaged students

Author: Anthony Abraham Jack
Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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College presidents and deans of admission have opened their doors--and their coffers--to support a more diverse student body. But is it enough just to let them in? In The Privileged Poor, Anthony Jack reveals that the struggles of less privileged students continue long after they've arrived on campus. In their first weeks they quickly learn that admission does not mean acceptance. In this bracing and necessary book,  Read more...
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Jack, Anthony Abraham.
Privileged poor.
Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019
(DLC) 2018037298
(OCoLC)1059262860
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Abraham Jack
ISBN: 9780674239647 0674239644 9780674239661 0674239660 9780674239678 0674239679
OCLC Number: 1083522313
Description: 1 online resource (276 pages)
Contents: Introduction: Can poor students be privileged? --
"Come with me to Italy!" --
"Can you sign your book for me?" --
"I, too, am hungry" --
Conclusion: Beyond access.
Responsibility: Anthony Abraham Jack.

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Getting in is only half the battle. The struggles of less privileged students continue long after they've arrived on campus. Anthony Jack reveals how-and why-admission to elite schools does not mean  Read more...

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[An] examination of the way elite colleges and universities welcome, and don't welcome, students from the working classes.--Edwin Aponte"The Nation" (05/17/2019) [An] eye-opening exposure of what Read more...

 
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