Synthesis #2: Have College Freshmen Changed?

Have college freshmen changed over the past several years, since your parents were 18?

Read the Room for Debate discussion in the New York Times and come up with your own answer.

Neil Montgomery’s research on helicopter parenting is summarized by Rachel Rettner at Links like this off the main page are fair game, but don’t go there first.

You can also look at the reader comments, but, again, don’t go there first. Try to digest the articles and start to formulate your own view first.

If you don’t already have a log in for the New York Times, get one! It’s an invaluable source, and the website is topnotch.

Use this reading guide to get started in your work.
Synthesis Reading Guide

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