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2008-02-24 03:00:35

By Moschetti, Roxanne Hudley, Cynthia Entry into college can be a stressful transition that involves social, emotional and academic adjustments for many adolescents, and especially challenging for students from low-income backgrounds or those who are first in their families to attend college. Lowincome and first-generation students may lack basic knowledge about college, including degree expectations and planning, expenses and funding, and career preparation (Pa sea re I Ia, Pierson,...

2007-12-29 03:00:25

By Van De Gaer, Eva Pustjens, Heidi; Van Damme, Jan; De Munter, Agnes ABSTRACT The authors examined whether gender differences in language achievement were related not only to gender differences in attitudes toward schooling but also to the attitudes toward schooling of peers (i.e., peers in classes and in schools). The authors used multilevel analysis on data compiled from a longitudinal research project in secondary education. The primary results revealed that all boys who had negative...


Word of the Day
lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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