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The Honors Experience [Brochure And Video], Destiny Savage Apr 2013

The Honors Experience [Brochure And Video], Destiny Savage

Counseling Concepts and Applications for Student Affairs Professionals (CNS 577)

Gifted and talented students become accustomed to exhibiting academic excellence throughout their K-12 careers; so much so that they learn to crave the intellectual stimulation and intrigue that is characteristic of their curricular experiences. Upon entering the realm of higher education, these same students are faced with a newfound independence and must make the decision of whether or not to continue their pursuits of specialized education. Students that are active in and outside the classroom during their collegiate career are more likely to complete their degree programs as proposed by Astin’s Theory of Student Involvement (Astin, 1999). Therefore, getting ...