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A Comprehensive Graduate Orientation Program: Practicing What We Preach

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Deborah J. Taub, Associate Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Student affairs professionals have become experts on the socialization process of new students to the college environment (Bragg, 1976). Sadly, however, this knowledge, so readily applied to undergraduates, is rarely applied to the graduate student experience. Indeed, the graduate student experience has been called "the great unaddressed academic issue in higher education" (Pruitt-Logan & Isaac, 1995, p. 1).

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Publication
Journal of College Student Development, 39, 394-398.
Language: English
Date: 1998
Keywords
Higher Education, Graduate school, New students, Orientation, Student acclimation