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ERIC Number: EJ626685
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-0018-1560
The Impact of Major on College Persistence among Freshmen.
Leppel, Karen
Higher Education, v41 n3 p327-42 Apr 2001
Examined the impact of student major on college persistence among freshmen. Differences found for various majors and gender are explained by differences in the relative magnitudes of goal-commitment, subject-interest, social-forces, and self-image effects. Provides some educational policy recommendations. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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