coed vs. all-girls schools

Connor, Katie L.
November 2006
Cosmo Girl;Nov2006, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p93
This article presents quotes regarding the pros and cons of being in a co-education and an all-girls college in the U.S. One reader believed that at a co-education, it is easier to have friendships with men without thinking. At all-girls high school, everyone was accepted for who they were rather than what they wanted to become. Another reader believed that guys can be intimidating in a co-education class.


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