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Robinson, Jessica A.; Glanzer, Perry L. – College Student Journal, 2017
McCabe, Butterfield, & Treviño (2012) recently proposed a model for helping universities cultivate a moral culture of academic integrity. This qualitative study examined how a national sample of 75 students perceived the moral culture within their university using the McCabe et al. model as a basis for analysis. The analysis revealed that…
Descriptors: Integrity, Student Attitudes, Student Needs, College Students
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Couture, Valerie – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to assess the perceived preparedness levels of college mental health clinicians to counsel transgender college students. Multicultural counseling competency is required of professional counselors and transgender individuals are considered to be part of the multicultural population. A survey was completed by college…
Descriptors: Counseling Techniques, Student Needs, Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation
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Couture, Rene; Schwehm, Jeremy; Couture, Valerie – College Student Journal, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine trends in college/university support services brought about in response to over-involved parental styles. A review of literature reveals five primary types of over-involved parent: consumer advocate, fairness, vicarious college student, toxic, and safety patrol. The researchers surveyed student services…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Personnel Services, Parenting Styles, Parent School Relationship
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Jones, Michael; Baldi, Cindi; Phillips, Carl; Waikar, Avinash – College Student Journal, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to better understand what recruiters are looking for in potential job applicants. Past studies tend to be unclear on how GPA ranks in relation to soft skills (traits and social skills important in interacting with others). Also, most of these studies were conducted at either Ivy League colleges, where the admissions…
Descriptors: Recruitment, Business Administration Education, College Graduates, Job Applicants
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Daugherty, Timothy K.; Julian, Hannah M.; Lynch, Nicole M.; Chen, Stephanie J.; Whipple, Tanya L.; Ginsburg, Austin F. – College Student Journal, 2016
Examined a version of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) wellness model that was revised to include a ninth factor, sexual wellness: "understanding the human body, choosing the type and size of one's family, and experiencing satisfaction (alone or with consenting others) while maintaining autonomy,…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Wellness, Human Body, College Students
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Eldaba, Abir – College Student Journal, 2016
The globalization of economies and societies has created many positive influences on American universities. One relevant influence is increasing the number of international students. Conversely, these students encounter many social and academic challenges. Therefore, universities should adapt their programs to assist international students in…
Descriptors: Social Development, Foreign Students, Higher Education, Global Approach
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Walters, Lisa M.; Seyedian, Mojtaba – College Student Journal, 2016
Almost half of full-time, first-time undergraduate students fail to finish their course of study within four years. To increase retention and graduation rates, a greater emphasis on academic advising is in order. The positive influence of an effective advising program on student success is well documented in the literature; however, there has not…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Case Studies, Program Improvement, Undergraduate Students
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Marshall, Seth – College Student Journal, 2016
More research is needed that investigates how positive psychology-associated traits are predicted by neurocognitive processes. Correspondingly, the purpose of this study was to ascertain how, and to what extent, four traits, namely, grit, optimism, positive affect, and life satisfaction were predicted by the executive functioning (EF) dimensions…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, College Students, Psychology, Personality Traits
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Jacobs, Steven – College Student Journal, 2016
The purpose of this study is to determine if student confidence levels change when attending a series of five pre-semester orientation success workshops. This research was conducted at a Canadian Community College whose attrition rates for the Practical Nursing program within the host college average 36%. The workshop sessions occur prior to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, School Orientation, Workshops
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Sahin, Elvan – College Student Journal, 2016
This study was conducted to understand the complex nature of gender differentiation in household energy consumption, and uncover the factors characterizing Turkish female university students' contribution on household energy conservation. Specifically, the study hypothesized that energy-related attributes would significantly differentiate female…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Science Teachers, Energy Conservation, Preservice Teachers
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Blau, Gary; Hill, Theodore L.; Halbert, Terry A.; Snell, Corinne; Atwater, Graig A.; Kershner, Ronald; Zuckerman, M. Michael – College Student Journal, 2016
This is an exploratory study that compares the correlates of securing a full-time job at graduation to securing a full-time job at graduation consistent with one's major. Results are drawn from a sample of 310 graduating business school seniors who filled out a Fall 2014 survey. Results showed three positive correlates to graduating with a…
Descriptors: Correlation, Comparative Analysis, Surveys, Parent Background
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Flynn, Deborah M.; MacLeod, Stephanie – College Student Journal, 2015
This study explored the relationship between happiness, and six other life domains: Academic Success, Financial Security, Familial Support, Living Environment, Self-Image and Social Relations. Participants were one hundred and ninety- two students from a small undergraduate university. The purpose of the study was to determine which life domain…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Undergraduate Students, College Students, Anxiety
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Carlson, Mary Bell; Britt, Sonya L.; Goff, Briana Nelson; Archuleta, Kristy L. – College Student Journal, 2015
College students and military populations can have many similar yet very different characteristics related to their financial lives. Using social learning theory, this study examined factors that influence financial behavior outcomes of both populations using primary data. Findings indicate past behaviors and some personal factors play a…
Descriptors: College Students, Military Personnel, Differences, Money Management
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Sato, Takahiro; Hodge, Samuel R. – College Student Journal, 2015
The purpose of this study was to identify and analyze the views of exchange students from Japan about their sojourn experiences at an American university. The participants were eight exchange students from Japan (four males and four females). This descriptive-qualitative study was conceptualized within sojourner theory (Siu, 1952). The data…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Social Experience, Student Exchange Programs, Surveys
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Okoro, James – College Student Journal, 2014
This study examined the employers assessment of work ethics required of university Business Education graduates in south south Nigeria. One research question and three hypotheses guided the study. The design of this study was a descriptive survey. The population of the study comprised 318 identified employers of Business Education graduates in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employers, Employer Attitudes, Work Ethic
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