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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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Lin, Yii-Nii – College Student Journal, 2012
The purpose of this study was to describe the life experiences of science/engineering students who had been dissatisfied with their lives during graduate school in Taiwan. This study adopted a qualitative method of phenomenology utilizing in-depth interviews for data collection. Thirteen male and five female students with an average age of 24.85…
Descriptors: Motivation, Engineering, Foreign Countries, Phenomenology
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Lin, Yii-Nii – College Student Journal, 2011
The purpose of this study is to describe students' university environment experience from the perspectives of the first two years of university graduates of a newly established small university located in suburban area in Taiwan. A qualitative method of phenomenology with in-depth interviews is adopted. Fourteen male and sixteen female seniors,…
Descriptors: Graduates, Foreign Countries, Phenomenology, College Students
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Rose-Redwood, CindyAnn R. – College Student Journal, 2010
During the post-World War II era, most U.S. colleges and universities began to promote diversity and internationalization ideals. However, the extent to which U.S. higher education institutions have been successful in achieving diversity, especially in relation to stimulating diverse social interactions between the international and American…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Higher Education, Intercultural Communication, Interpersonal Relationship
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Longfield, Amanda; Romas, Joanne; Irwin, Jennifer D. – College Student Journal, 2006
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore graduate students' perspectives of how graduate school affected their participation in physical and social activities and their self worth. Seven focus groups (n = 47) were conducted using a semi-structured interview guide. Finances and quality of interactions were among the main social…
Descriptors: Well Being, Physical Activities, Graduate Students, Focus Groups
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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