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Paul Tough, author of "The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes Or Breaks Us" (photo credit Jeff Wilson)
Paul Tough, author of "The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes Or Breaks Us" (photo credit Jeff Wilson)

"Admissions anxiety" can run high this time of year — parents have nightmares about it, and student applicants carry it around every day like the weigh of an extra backpack. But what if that anxiety isn't just about getting in, but is actually a sign of bigger problems plaguing higher education?

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Paul Tough, journalist, writer, and author of "The Years That Matter Most: How College Makes or Breaks Us." He tweets @paultough.

This segment aired on November 4, 2019.

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