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National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition

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The first-year student as immigrant

Author(s): Chaskes, J.

Citation: Chaskes, J. (1996). The first-year student as immigrant. Journal of The Freshman Year Experience and Students in Transition, 8(1), 79-94.



The author examines the social and psychological dimensions involved in the transition from high school to college. The examination is structured in the form of an analogy to the immigrant experience.


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