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Contreras-Aguirre, Hilda Cecilia; Gonzalez Y Gonzalez, Elsa – College Student Journal, 2017
International students enrolled in American institutions of higher education have been increasing during the past decades. The current study addresses the experiences of international female graduate students in the United States, in terms of difficulties as students at a southern American university and temporal residents of the United States.…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Qualitative Research
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Pumper, Megan A.; Yaeger, Jeffery P.; Moreno, Megan A. – College Student Journal, 2013
Social networking sites are globally popular. In the United States, these types of sites are perceived positively by users and used at high rates, which has likely yielded personal health behavior displays such as substance abuse and depression. Due to possible cultural influence present on these sites, it remains unknown if SNS could be utilized…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Foreign Countries, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies
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Lee, Kyung Soon; Carrasquillo, Angela – College Student Journal, 2006
The purpose of this study was to identify the perceptions of professors and students on the cultural/learning and linguistic characteristics contributing to the academic difficulties of Korean college students in the United States. The participants in this study consisted of 25 college professors and 19 Korean college students from a liberal arts…
Descriptors: Speech Communication, Linguistics, College Students, Teaching Styles
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Mupinga, Emily E.; Mupinga, Davison M. – College Student Journal, 2005
The Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is an aptitude test, thought to reflect intelligence or the capacity to learn (Larsen & Buss, 2003). It is a standardized admission exam designed to predict performance in graduate school through verbal, quantitative, and analytical reasoning questions. The GRE Board encourages graduate schools,…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Aptitude Tests, Graduate Students, Graduate Study