$80,000 for beer pong? Report shows college students learn little during first two years (besides party skills)

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Turns out, students spend more time learning how to master a beer pong than they do completing homework for Psych 101.

Nearly 50 percent of undergraduates show almost no gain in learning in the first two years of college, according to a report based on the book, Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses.

The lack of learning is due in large part to the way students spend their time, the study reports. In an average 168-hour week, college students spend just 7 percent of their time studying, while much more of their time is devoted to socializing (50%) and sleeping (24%).

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