ERIC Number: EJ673283
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: 0
A Longitudinal Approach to Assessing Attrition Behavior among First-Generation Students: Time-Varying Effects of Pre-College Characteristics.
Ishitani, Terry T.
Research in Higher Education, v44 n4 p433-49 Aug 2003
Investigated longitudinal effects of being a first-generation college student on attrition. Results indicated that first-generation students were more likely to depart than their counterparts over time. After controlling for factors such as race, gender, high school grade point average (GPA), and family income, the risk of attrition was 71 percent higher. (EV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Earlier version presented at the Annual Conference of the Indiana Association for Institutional Research (16th, Nashville, TN, March 29, 2002).