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ERIC Number: EJ620070
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
Athletes and Colleges May Be Losing "The Game of Life."
Suggs, Welch
Chronicle of Higher Education, v47 n21 pA39-A41 Feb 2, 2001
A new book suggests that academically elite institutions may be sacrificing too much for the sake of their athletic programs. Research indicates that athletes as a group have lower test scores than other students. One of the principal problems is the way colleges commodify the recruiting process. A sidebar presents key findings about sports at selective colleges. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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