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So you want to be a college professor?

Hayes, William

So you want to be a college professor?

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • College teaching -- Vocational guidance -- United States.,
  • College teachers -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam Hayes.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1778.2 .H39 2003, LB1778.2 .H39 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 165 p. ;
    Number of Pages165
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18186662M
    ISBN 100810846632
    LC Control Number2002151920


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