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The Road Through College: Twists and Turns

Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

in Emerging Adulthood: The Winding Road from the Late Teens through the Twenties

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195309379
eISBN:
9780199786688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195309379.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter focuses on the diverse paths that emerging adults take through college. In particular, the experiences of emerging adults during college are explored. The discussion then shifts to how ... More


Moving Up without Losing Your Way: The Ethical Costs of Upward Mobility

Jennifer Morton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691179230
eISBN:
9780691190655
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691179230.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher and Further Education

Upward mobility through the path of higher education has been an article of faith for generations of working-class, low-income, and immigrant college students. While we know this path usually entails ... More


“Reminiscences of School Life”: Six College Memoirs

Stephanie Y. Evans

in Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses several African American women's reflections and memoirs on their college experiences from the mid-1800s to the mid-1900s wherein the then prevailing macrostory of ... More


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