ERIC Number: EJ658839
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
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Using Emotional and Social Factors To Predict Student Success.
Pritchard, Mary E.; Wilson, Gregory S.
Journal of College Student Development, v44 n1 p18-28 Jan-Feb 2003
College academic success and retention have traditionally been predicted using demographic and academic variables. This study moved beyond traditional predictors. A survey of 218 undergraduate students revealed that emotional and social factors (e.g., stress, frequency of alcohol consumption) related to GPA and emotional factors (e.g., self-esteem, fatigue) related to attrition. (Contains 58 references and 5 tables.) (Author)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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