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ERIC Number: EJ798186
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 21
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 38
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1542-3077
Predictors of College Adjustment among Hispanic Students
Yazedjian, Ani; Toews, Michelle L.
Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, v18 n2 p9-29 2006
The purpose of this study is to assess personal and interpersonal predictors of college adjustment among a sample of 190 first-year Hispanic students. Specifically, we examined the extent to which personal factors such as self-esteem, acculturation, and ethnic identity and interpersonal factors such as parental education and parental attachment predicted adjustment during the first year of college. A hierarchical regression revealed that students' personal and interpersonal variables were predictive of overall college adjustment during the first college year. Although independently related to overall college adjustment, interpersonal factors did not lead to a significant increase in variance explained in the dependent variable. (Contains 2 notes and 3 tables.) [Study supported by a Research Enhancement Grant awarded by Texas State University.]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A