Back to School: The Secret Life of College Students For many people, going off to college is an important coming-of-age experience in U.S. culture. It's a time for young people to assert their independence and learn about the world. But these days, college life is often plagued with cheating, alcohol abuse and other issues. What are — and aren't — your kids telling you about campus life?
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Back to School: The Secret Life of College Students

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Back to School: The Secret Life of College Students

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For many people, going off to college is an important coming-of-age experience in U.S. culture. It's a time for young people to assert their independence and learn about the world. But these days, college life is often plagued with cheating, alcohol abuse and other issues. What are -- and aren't -- your kids telling you about campus life?

Guests:

Barrett Seaman, author of Binge: What Your College Student Won't Tell You

Rebekah Nathan, author of My Freshman Year

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