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Making the Most of Your Undergraduate Experience

  • Christina Klawitter

Abstract

Preparing to write this chapter on how to make the most of an undergraduate experience, the take-home message from an enrichment retreat I attended as a student came rushing to mind. After a week spent exploring our professional passions and our personal strengths and challenges, the retreat facilitator wrapped up by giving each participant a foot long, brightly colored bungee cord.

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Grade Point Average Leadership Skill Food Science Comfort Zone Leadership Potential 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Christina Klawitter
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  1. 1.University of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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