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Savitz-Romer, Mandy
Ready, willing, and able : a developmental approach to college access and success / Mandy Savitz-Romer, Suzanne M. Bouffard
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard Education Press, c2012
book jacket
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 4th Floor  LB1620.5 .S27 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) First-generation college students -- United States
Counseling in secondary education -- United States
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Admission
Physical Description 242 p. ; 23 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction: Redefining college readiness -- Part 1: Changing the conversation. Chapter 1. More youth, more ready: a developmental understanding of gaps in educational equity -- Chapter 2. Becoming developmentally aware: applying developmental theory to college preparation and planning. Part 2: Changing the approach. Chapter 3. Envisioning: forming an identity that includes college-going -- Chapter 4. Believing: seeing college as possible and probable -- Chapter 5. Aiming: setting goals that set up success -- Chapter 6. Organizing: realizing college dreams through self-regulation -- Chapter 7. Connecting: marshaling the support of peers and families -- Conclusion. Essential principles for incorporating adolescent development
Summary The authors "focus on the develomental tasks and competencies that young people need to master in order to plan for and succeed in higher education. These include identity development, articulating aspirations and expectations, forming and maintaining strong peer and adult relationships, motivation and goal setting, and self-regulatory skills, such as planning."--Back cover
NOTE 507019
Alternate Author Bouffard, Suzanne M

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