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ERIC Number: EJ1026274
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISSN: ISSN-1099-0399
Promoting Academic Persistence among Racial/Ethnic Minority and European American Freshman and Sophomore Undergraduates: Implications for College Counselors
Rigali-Oiler, Marybeth; Kurpius, Sharon Robinson
Journal of College Counseling, v16 n3 p198-212 Oct 2013
Factors influencing persistence decisions among 346 racial/ethnic minority and 813 European American freshman and sophomore undergraduates were explored. Gender and racial/ethnic differences were found in centrality and public regard of racial/ethnic identity. Perceptions of the university environment and self-beliefs predicted persistence decisions for everyone. Suggestions for college counselors working with students exhibiting risk factors for academic persistence are presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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