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Schudde, Lauren – Journal of College and University Student Housing, 2016
Students from low-income families consistently trail behind their peers in retention and degree attainment. Research on college student experiences suggests that low-income students experience "cultural mismatch" at college--they feel that their backgrounds are at odds with the middle-class values dominant on campus (Armstrong &…
Descriptors: Family Income, School Holding Power, On Campus Students, College Housing