Study finds that increased parental support for college results in lower grades | Inside Higher Ed
A refreshing consideration at the downsides of affluence in college success, rather than only looking at the supposed deficits of first-generation students.
That book argues that affluent students — very much encouraged by their colleges and universities — waste time and opportunities in college on “a party pathway” organized by the Greek system. The work argues that students who bypass the system may suffer social costs, but are likely to emerge with a much better education.
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