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McCabe's article "Friends with Academic Benefits" utilizes social network analysis toexamine how friendships in college impact academic success and failure.Please answer the following questions. Remember that your post should be at least 300words. Ideally try to post before 6 pm on the due date. And you need to respond to atleast one other student. You will find lots of information about how DBs are graded inthe syllabus.1. What are the three types of friendship networks the author identifies? Briefly describeeach.2. Describe your dominant (main) friendship network. In what ways does your mainnetwork impact your academic successes and failures?Janice McCabe’s article “Friends with Academic Benefits” describes friendship networksin college and the social and academic benefits of these different networks. The threetypes of friendship networks she identifies are tight-knitters, compartmentalizers, andsamplers. She describes tight knitters like a ball of yarn, compartmentalizers’ a bowtie,and samplers’ a daisy. Tight knitters are like a family, the friendship group knows one

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Term
Fall
Professor
BARBARAMCCUNE
Tags
Sociology, Janice McCabe, like movies

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