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McCauley, Dani – About Campus, 2019
Rural students are a unique population who tend to be overlooked on campuses, despite having hurdles to overcome that some argue are similar if not greater than their peers in urban areas. Rural students are more likely to graduate high school than urban and suburban students according to the NCES and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Student Needs, Rural Areas, Cultural Influences
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Burleson, Douglas A. – About Campus, 2010
Research on college choice, like research on general college experiences, has focused mainly on the process for all students as well as on racial or ethnic minorities and economically disadvantaged students. Less is known about the potential concerns for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, or queer (GLBTQ) college students. In this article, the…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Decision Making, College Choice, Social Bias
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St. Onge, Stephen R.; Ellett, Thomas – About Campus, 2005
America's current generation of adolescents promises to be not only one of the country's most complex but also one of the country's largest, rivaling the baby boomer generation in size and consumer power. Understanding the challenges and positive experiences that these students bring with them to college campuses is important for educators as they…
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Baby Boomers, Adolescents