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Author(s):Cook, B., King, J., and guest essayists Carnevale, A., and Desrochers, D
Title:Low-income adults in profile: Improving lives through higher education
Short Description:Examines the low-income adult student population, describing challenges these students face, and explaining rationales for the importance of ensuring college success for this vulnerable population.
Annotation:This report examines the low-income adult student population, describing challenges these students face, and explaining rationales for the importance of ensuring college success for this vulnerable population.
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Associated Keywords:
Adult Students
College Access
Low-Income Students
Non-traditional Students
Student Success

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