Cover

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Title Page, Copyright, Foreword, Acknowledgments

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pp. i-vi

Contents

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pp. vii-viii

List of Tables

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pp. ix-xii

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1. The Problem

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pp. 1-42

Among the factors that have contributed to the increase in the problem of student self-support at the University of Minnesota is the increase in enrollment. Should the proportion of college students in need of self-support show no increase...

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2. Collection and Treatment of the Data

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pp. 43-66

The data for this study were drawn from four sources: (1) Questionnaire1 returns from 5,676 regular students in attendance in May, 1929, including both self-supporting and non-self-supporting; (2) University of Minnesota College...

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3. Relationship Between Earnings and Economic Need

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pp. 67-83

There are three general types of students who earn: first, those whose economic conditions compel them to earn; second, those whose parents require them to earn; and third, those who earn because of preference rather than actual...

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4. Extent and Nature of Self-Support

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pp. 84-134

The preceding discussion has dealt with the extensiveness of student self-support in colleges and universities and with efforts to handle the problem it creates; it has described the methods used in gathering the data for this study and in...

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5. The Effects of Student Self-Support

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pp. 135-156

This chapter will be limited to a discussion of the effects of student self-support upon scholarship, extracurricular activities, and health. Other aspects of effect will be considered in the next chapter under the general heading of student...

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6. Attitudes of Students Toward Self-Support

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pp. 157-168

With a view of obtaining a consensus of opinion concerning various aspects of the problem of self-support, students were requested to answer nine specific questions.1 From their responses differing attitudes were discovered with...

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7. Summary and Implications

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pp. 169-175

The data reported in the first chapter of this study left the impression that the problem of student self-support in American colleges and universities had increased in magnitude along with increases in college enrollments. Whether...

Appendix A

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pp. 177-194

Appendix B

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pp. 195-199

Bibliography

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pp. 201-205