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Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 2018
First-year students often search for spaces in which they feel comfortable, safe, and at home. Even though existing research emphasizes the value of spaces in which college students, particularly students of color, are understood, little is known about how they navigate their search for home. Drawing upon a symbolic interactionist approach and…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Freshmen, Campuses, Minority Group Students
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Furry, Allyson N.; Sy, Susan R. – Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 2015
Previous research has examined the relationship between parental expectations and student academic performance. However, less attention has been given to the role of different parental pressures in students' achievement during their first semester of college. The purpose of this study is to examine the influence of perceived parental expectations…
Descriptors: Expectation, Parent Attitudes, Parent Influence, College Freshmen