ERIC Number: EJ446108
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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Fellowships, Not Assistantships, Said to Be Key to Completion of Doctorates.
Jacobson, Robert L.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v38 n38 pA27-28 May 27 1992
A study of long-term doctoral student persistence patterns at Cornell University (New York) indicates students are more likely to complete their degrees, and in less time, if they receive fellowships rather than research or teaching assistantships, especially if fellowships are awarded in the first year. (MSE)
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