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If At First You Donít Succeed Enough

by Abigail Sullivan Moore - 2008

This fall at Avon Old Farms, a prestigious boysí prep school in Connecticut, 16% of the freshmen are transfer students doing the year for the second time. They include three straight-A students, says Brendon Welker, its director of admissions.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 107, No. 2.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 110 Number 14, 2008, p. 265-268
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 22909, Date Accessed: 9/19/2020 7:01:28 PM

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  • Abigail Sullivan Moore
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    Abigail Sullivan Moore has written extensively about education and educational issues for The New York Times. From The New York Times, November 6, 2005. © 2005 The New York Times [http://www.nytimes.com]. All rights reserved. Used by permission and protected by the copyright laws of the United States. The printing, copying, redistribution, or retransmission of the material without express written permission is prohibited.
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