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Janet Kaplan-BucciarelliFollow

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Main Conference

Type of Proposal

Paper: Empirical

Abstract

This study explores prospective students’ lives and beliefs about college, and proposes principles and practices that respond holistically to learners’ strengths and vulnerabilities rather than emphasizing academic deficiencies.

Keywords

non-traditional, community college, women, transition

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“Can You Just Move the Curtain?”: Stories of Women from the Educational Underclass at the College Door

This study explores prospective students’ lives and beliefs about college, and proposes principles and practices that respond holistically to learners’ strengths and vulnerabilities rather than emphasizing academic deficiencies.