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ERIC Number: ED149809
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-May-5
Pages: 7
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
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The Non-Traditional Student.
Somogye, R. J.; Draheim, E. H.
The document describes thirteen types of non-traditional students, as identified by the University of Toledo Community and Technical College (Ohio), and the student services available to them at this institution. Non-traditional student types include those who did not do well in high school, those who interrupt their education for at least one year for a variety of reasons, those without occupational goals, part-time students, those attending college due to job-related pressure, the older student, the housewife, the divorced or widowed woman, the student previously suspended from another institution, the returning baccalaureate degree holding student, those who do not have a high school diploma and who may or may not have passed the General Educational Development Test, those who need substantial financial aid, and those supported financially by the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation. Counseling, guidance and advising services available to these non-traditional students are outlined and include pre-admissions counseling, proficiency testing, course and program advising, counseling, tutorial labs, financial aid and placement services, and high school and industry contacts. A bibliography of six titles related to non-traditional students and their impact on higher education completes the document. (LH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Toledo Univ., OH. Community and Technical Coll.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal legibility of original document