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Rubin, Mark – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2012
A meta-analysis of 35 studies found that social class (socioeconomic status) is related to social integration among students in higher education: Working-class students are less integrated than middle-class students. This relation generalized across students' gender and year of study, as well as type of social class measure (parental education and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Differences, Social Class, Meta Analysis
Huntley, Kristy M. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This study explored the impact that parental levels of education and parental support have on college adjustment for first-year students. An ex post facto design was used to examine parental level of education and parental support as variables. Parental level of education is a categorical variable based on report from the student. Parental support…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Parent Background, College Freshmen, College Students
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Norvilitis, Jill M.; Sun, Ling; Zhang, Jie – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2010
This study examined ADHD symptomatology and college adjustment in 420 participants--147 from the United States and 273 from China. It was hypothesized that higher levels of ADHD symptoms in general and the inattentive symptom group in particular would be related to decreased academic and social adjustment, career decision-making self-efficacy, and…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Social Adjustment, Foreign Countries, Study Skills