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ERIC Number: EJ478945
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0748-9633
Emotional, Social, and Academic Adjustment of College Students: A Longitudinal Study of Retention.
Gerdes, Hilary; Mallinckrodt, Brent
Journal of Counseling and Development, v72 n3 p281-88 Jan-Feb 1994
New undergraduates (n=198) completed surveys on expectations about college adjustment; later completed survey of actual adjustment. Six years later, results indicated that two different sets of items best discriminated among good-standing persisters and leavers, and among poor-standing persisters and leavers. Emotional and social adjustment items predicted attrition as well or better than academic adjustment items. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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