More Freshmen Than Ever Appear Disengaged From Their Studies, Survey Finds

Proportion saying they were bored by or slept through high-school classes hits all-time high

January 16, 1998 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

More college freshmen than ever seem to believe that an education is to be endured rather than enjoyed.

Although a record number of freshmen plan to pursue a graduate degree, the proportion who report having been bored by -- or sleeping through...

This content is available exclusively to Chronicle subscribers