Coming up: Is college still a good springboard for social mobility?

 Paul Tough, author of “The Years That Matter Most"
Author Paul Tough joins MPR’s Kerri Miller for a conversation about his new book, “The Years That Matter Most: How college Makes or Breaks Us.”
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Are colleges and universities an effective springboard for social mobility?

That question is at the heart of Paul Tough’s new book “The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us.”

The journalist and author spent six years traveling across the country studying colleges and universities looking at their admissions process, graduation rates and support systems for students.

He joins MPR’s Kerri Miller Monday at 9 a.m. to talk about what he found.

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