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Can colleges build students' cultural capital? And should they? | Inside Higher Ed

Can colleges build students' cultural capital? And should they? | Inside Higher Ed | Class and Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Article on how facilitating cultural opportunities for students can help with retaining first-gens.  There is some debate as to how to run these programs (e.g., "bribery" as incentive) as well as to their effectiveness.

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Social class influences where even valedictorians go to college, research finds | Inside Higher Ed

Social class influences where even valedictorians go to college, research finds | Inside Higher Ed | Class and Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Study: Facebook Has Positive Influence on First Generation College Students | Inside Higher Ed

Study: Facebook Has Positive Influence on First Generation College Students | Inside Higher Ed | Class and Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Overview of interesting study that suggests promise of Facebook in mentoring first-gen students in their admission and transition to college.

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Study suggests class-based affirmative action could increase racial diversity | Inside Higher Ed

Study suggests class-based affirmative action could increase racial diversity | Inside Higher Ed | Class and Higher Education | Scoop.it
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Study to be published in Summer 2013 suggests that class-based affirmative action can help improve racial diversity in admissions, at least at large public in Colorado.

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