Sara Youcha Goldrick-Rab is Professor of Higher Education Policy and Sociology at Temple University. A sociologist of higher education, Goldrick-Rab's research focuses on policies that aim to reduce socioeconomic and racial inequalities.
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A smart, snappy, and comprehensive guide for the millions of adults who are thinking about going—or going back—to college and want to know how to do it rightAs anyone who has done it knows, going back to school is a major undertaking. For younger and older adults alike, starting or returning to school presents different challenges than those encoun...
@Sapphire_Peachy I recommend this book – source
Oh, my heart. My grandma and I went to see her read The Year of Magical Thinking. Loved that book. – source
This perfectly captures @laurenthehough ‘s incredible book.👇🏻 I literally *miss* reading it, since I finished it a few weeks ago. – source
Also recommended byNick Offerman
The Caring Solidarity framework is both descriptive and aspirational. It is an attempt to empower White teachers to do the work of interrogating their racial privilege and join in Caring Solidarity with their African American students. The framework can be used to describe teachers who are working in Caring Solidarity with their students and to dev...
...”Picking up this book and considering its contents is either an act of defiance or one of devotion.” For me, it’s about interrogating my whiteness & figuring out what “caring solidarity” with #RealCollege students really looks like. – source
I’m reading Mary Trump’s book. As the granddaughter of a psychoanalyst, it’s actually fascinating. She identifies the West Wing as essentially a “total institution” in sociological parlance- a great observation. Trump is institutionalized, and not for the first time. – source
Also recommended byGeorge ConwayAsha RangappaMia FarrowGina DinJohn W. DeanKen OlinLindsay DefrancoLisa BloomChris WesselingArlan Hamilton2 others
@reneewauthor I can’t say enough about HOW GOOD your book is. It makes me smile every time I read another chapter with my daughter. – source
After so much trying, I finally found a book that holds my attention during #COVID2019 — The Education of An Idealist by @SamanthaJPower I’m very, very grateful. – source
@akilbello @m_sendhil It’s all in his wonderful book Scarcity – source
@lucillia_dawn @RodneyA_May @tony_jack If you read Tony’s book, you’ll learn about how those “choices” aren’t exactly choices...this is why I recommended it. – source
Also recommended byChanda Prescod-Weinstein
@Jess_Bartholow It’s way beyond college. There is a massive philanthropic investment and lots of nonprofit work in addressing financial insecurity broadly. Check out CFSI and the Financial Diaries (great book) for two examples. – source