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ERIC Number: EJ781377
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 15
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 11
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0016-9862
Love and Work: The Legacy of Early University Entrance
Noble, Kathleen D.; Vaughan, Robert C.; Chan, Christina; Childers, Sarah; Chow, Bryan; Federow, Ariel; Hughes, Sean
Gifted Child Quarterly, v51 n2 p152-166 2007
This is the second follow-up study of the Early Entrance Program at the University of Washington. Ninety-five individuals (45%) participated. Respondents overwhelmingly chose early university entrance because they were excited to learn; many also praised the peer group, intellectual stimulation, and faculty and staff support. Some reported feeling too young to make important academic, career, and social decisions, with more males regretting the lack of dating partners because of age differences. As the program has matured, so have students' positive experiences in it. Significant differences were found among three groups of students who entered at different points, reflecting this maturation. A wealth of open-ended comments indicated that the program continues to exert a profound and positive influence on graduates' lives. (Contains 9 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Washington