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Calisir, Fethi; Basak, Ecem; Comertoglu, Sevinc – College Student Journal, 2016
The purpose of this study is to investigate the factors affecting academic achievement of the master's students who are enrolling in the executive engineering management master's programs in Turkey. These factors include admission requirements (entrance examination, undergraduate grade point average, English proficiency) and demographic attributes…
Descriptors: Prediction, Academic Achievement, Graduate Students, Management Development
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Lowinger, Robert Jay; He, Zhaomin; Lin, Miranda; Chang, Mei – College Student Journal, 2014
This study examined the role of academic self-efficacy, acculturation difficulties, and language abilities on procrastination behavior using a convenience sample of 264 Chinese international students studying at three public universities in the United States. While there were no significant mean gender differences on any of the measures, results…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Self Efficacy, Acculturation, Foreign Students
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Poyrazli, Senel; Kavanaugh, Philip R. – College Student Journal, 2006
This study sought to empirically assess the relation of marital status, ethnicity and academic achievement in relation to the adjustment strains experienced by international graduate students. One hundred and forty nine international students attending five universities in the United States participated in the study. Correlational and multiple…
Descriptors: Universities, Social Adjustment, Marital Status, Ethnicity
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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