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ERIC Number: EJ479881
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0894-3907
Precollege Programs: A Contributing Factor to University Student Retention.
Simmons, Ron
Journal of Developmental Education, v17 n3 p42-45 Spr 1994
Describes three precollege programs at the University of Virginia (i.e., the Research Assistantship, Introduction to Engineering, and Summer Transition programs), which facilitate the academic and social integration and increase the retention of at-risk students. Suggests that hands-on experience has helped students acquire the requisite academic and social skills, improve preparation, and increase motivation. (MAB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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