ERIC Number: EJ541546
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Underprepared Community College Students: Characteristics, Persistence, and Academic Success.
Grimes, Sue K.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice, v21 n1 p47-56 Jan-Feb 1997
Describes a study comparing the characteristics of college-ready and academically underprepared community college students. Reports that underprepared students demonstrated higher levels of test anxiety and a more external locus of control, but did not differ from college-ready students in self-esteem, grade point average, or learning-study strategies. (38 citations) (AJL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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