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In “College: Worth the Cost?” author Jake New describes results of a Gallup-Purdue University study on college graduates’ level of satisfaction with the cost of their education. The study indicates that students who attended for-profit colleges or with significant debt are less likely to feel their education was worth the cost, whereas students who experiences support from professors and mentors and had experiential learning opportunities were more likely to feel their education was worth the price tag (New). These findings, reports New, reflect last year’s survey on well-being and workplace engagement, which showed that students who found ways to deeply engage in college coursework were more likely to do so in the workplace. If we apply these poll results to thinking about the development of habits of mind as integral to college student success, we see engagement coming to the forefront. Engagement includes students’  “sense of involvement in learning” and comes through making connections between their ideas and others’, building meanings through these connections, and taking action based on this knowledge (CWPA). When New quotes Busteed saying that deep experiential learning “needs to be work where you’re really applying what you’re learning,” we can see that when professors and programs create these opportunities for students, engagement can be fostered…

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