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Helping College Students Succeed by Glenn Hirsch

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The Journey Continues: Concluding Thoughts About Working With Students

If you like things easy, you’ll have difficulties. If you like problems, you’ll succeed.

—Laotian Proverb

Working with students is not always an easy process, but college student development professionals who like the challenge of problem solving and helping others can find great professional joy in helping college students succeed. This book contains many concrete, action-oriented interventions professionals can recommend to students, but no list of strategies can replace the importance of a solid, collaborative working relationship between student and helper. Nor can any book really capture the dynamic, complex, and rich texture of such a relationship.

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