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Prototype matching and striving for future-selves: Information management strategies in the transition to college


Author(s): Brower, A. M.

Citation: Brower, A. M. (1997). Prototype matching and striving for future-selves: Information management strategies in the transition to college. Journal of The Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, 9(1), 7-42.

 

Abstract

The author analyzes literature to present a sequence of decisions that students make in their transition to college. The paper argues that universities can best present information and support to students by knowing the particular phase in which those students are currently involved.

 

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