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Working Their Way Through College: Student Impact and Its Impact on the College Experience

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Working Their Way Through College: Student Impact and Its Impact on the College Experience

May 05, 2006

​This issue brief addresses key questions about undergraduates who work, using data from the 2003–04 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS) conducted by the U.S. Department of Education. Understanding who works, why, and the effects that work has on academic success and college financing may help institution leaders and policy makers craft policies to help students balance their need and desire to work with their academic priorities.

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