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ERIC Number: EJ1236562
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2019
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-1086-4822
Musing on the Transition Pathways to College: Lessons from Retirement
Komives, Susan R.
About Campus, v24 n3 p21-23 Jul-Aug 2019
Based on Nancy Schlossberg and her colleagues' extensive interviews with 100 retired adults, Susan Komives describes six predominate pathways retirees took to make meaning of this new transition in their lives. These pathways identified people as continuers, adventurers, easy gliders, involved spectators, searchers, and retreaters. Using the pathways as a foundation, Komives encourages the reader to think ahead to retirement and how these pathways might apply, look for examples among new students transitioning to college, and identify the challenges educators face in helping students meet the challenges of their preferred pathway.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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