ERIC Number: EJ542305
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Cognitive Effects of Greek Affiliation During the First Year of College.
Pascarella, Ernest; And Others
NASPA Journal, v33 n4 p242-59 Sum 1996
Study of 18 four-year colleges found that joining a fraternity during the first year of college has significant negative impact on four cognitive outcomes: reading comprehension, mathematics, critical thinking, and composite achievement. Joining a sorority in the first year negatively influenced reading comprehension and composite achievement. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special section on fraternities and sororities.