ERIC Number: EJ642594
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Predictors of Academic Success for Freshmen Residence Hall Students.
Zheng, J. Lily; Saunders, Kevin P.; Shelley, Mack C., II; Whalen, Donald F.
Journal of College Student Development, v43 n2 p267-83 Mar-Apr 2002
Grade point average for residence hall freshmen (N=1,167; 52%male, 90% white, 74% in-state) is related significantly to precollege characteristics (high school rank, gender, ethnicity, parental education, divorced/separated parents, self-perception of abilities, expectation of honors or changing major) and environmental variables (learning community membership, academic college). (Author)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Environment, College Freshmen, Educational Environment, Family Characteristics, Grade Point Average, Higher Education, On Campus Students, Outcomes of Education, Predictor Variables, Social Influences, Student Characteristics, Student College Relationship, Student Motivation
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