Making the most of college : students speak their minds / Richard J. Light.

"Why do some students in the United States make the most of college, while others struggle and look back on years of missed opportunities? What choices can students make, and what can teachers and university leaders do to improve more students' experiences and help them make the most of th...

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Main Author: Light, Richard J.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.
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