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Connecting in College
By:Janice M. McCabe
Published on 2016-11-08 by University of Chicago Press

Many college students rely on their friends for more than just having fun. But surprisingly, we know very little about what college students friendships look like, or how they might benefit from these friendships, socially and academically, in the short and long term. At a time when only four out of ten students graduate from four-year colleges within four years, understanding friendships may help better assist students and institutions in drawing on friends benefits and avoiding their pitfalls. In this book, sociologist Janice McCabe explores how friendship networks matter for college students lives both during and after college. In doing so, she identifies different types of friendship networksfor instance, the extent to which young people have tight cohesive friendship groups, or move effortlessly through different social circlesand how these networks are associated with social and academic success for students from different race, gender, and class backgrounds. The benefits of friendship are not the same for all friends, and these benefits also are not the same for all students; McCabe finds instead that friendship network type influences how friends matter for students academic and social successes and failures.|

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Book ID of Connecting in College's Books is iMJADQAAQBAJ, Book which was written byJanice M. McCabehave ETAG "ZxVagwL0XR4"

Book which was published by University of Chicago Press since 2016-11-08 have ISBNs, ISBN 13 Code is 9780226409528 and ISBN 10 Code is 022640952X

Book which have "234 Pages" is Printed at BOOK under CategoryEducation

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