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Warden, David N; Myers, Charlsie A. – College Student Journal, 2017
The relationship between domain-specific nonintellective variables and academic achievement among nontraditional students was explored to address uninvestigated factors and clarify distinctions between nontraditional and traditional student achievement. College students (nontraditional n = 72, traditional n = 67) completed an online survey…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Students, Student Characteristics, Academic Achievement, College Students
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Solis, Oscar; Ferguson, Ralph – College Student Journal, 2017
The cost of higher education at both public and private institutions is increasing and adversely affecting college students (College Board, 2009; Idemudia & Ferguson, 2014a, 2014b, 2015a, 2015b). Utilizing an institutional dataset called Financial Survey of Students 2006 compiled at one of the largest public universities in the southwestern…
Descriptors: Paying for College, Student Loan Programs, Debt (Financial), Student Satisfaction
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Direktor, Cemaliye; Simsek, Angelika H.; Serin, Nerguz Bulut – College Student Journal, 2017
This study examines the relationship of negative automatic thoughts, emotional intelligence subscales, gender, and department of university students. The participants are 291 students (170 female and 121 male) of Department of Psychology, Department of Counselling and Department of Preschool Education, of Private University in North Cyprus.…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, College Students, Negative Attitudes, Gender Differences
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Forsha, Stephen K. – College Student Journal, 2017
Focus on business ethics has increased however, incidents of academic dishonesty among business school students has also increased at the same time. Simply adding ethics courses to business programs appears to offer little guidance for student action, action that is transferred from the university to the business world. More is needed if we wish…
Descriptors: Ethics, Moral Development, Business Schools, Cheating
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Burkhart, Laura; Hoopes, Andrea; Moreno, Megan – College Student Journal, 2017
Social networking sites (SNS) are popular; adolescents and young adults can display sexual content. The purpose of this study was to explore female college students' perception of sexual reference posts on Facebook. Female students aged 18-24 years were recruited at two large state universities. The study and analysis took place from September…
Descriptors: Social Media, Females, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Ramos, Jacqueline; Linstrum, Karen S. – College Student Journal, 2017
This study sought to compare the results of a 1985 study by Roscoe, Krug, and Schmidt, who surveyed high school students and their use of written forms of self-expression, with university undergraduates and graduate students in 2016. This study also sought to develop an updated survey instrument for use in obtaining information concerning a…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, College Students, Questionnaires, Literary Styles
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Carter, Briana; Chopak-Foss, Joanne; Punungwe, Fadzai B. – College Student Journal, 2016
Background and Aims: The purpose of this study was to measure the sleep quality of a sample of undergraduate students and compare it to the recommendations for young adults from the National Sleep Foundation. Methods: A sample of undergraduate students from a midsized public university in the Southeast were recruited for this study (N = 86). The…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Sleep, Quality of Life, National Standards
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Ellis, Jon B.; Kaniuk, Andrea; Barnes, Jenny – College Student Journal, 2016
A number of studies suggest an association between substance use and suicidal behavior. However, relatively few studies have examined reasons for living, adaptive beliefs that prevent one from committing suicide, in substance using populations. The current study examines reasons for living and methamphetamine use in 240 college students.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Substance Abuse, Suicide, Drug Abuse
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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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Olmstead, Spencer B.; Pasley, Kay; Fincham, Frank D. – College Student Journal, 2016
Friends with benefits relationships (FWBRs) occur when two friends who are not in a committed romantic relationship engage in ongoing sexual activity (i.e., oral sex and/or intercourse) over a period of time. The purpose of this study was to examine the demographic and psychosocial characteristics of college men involved in FWBRs (N = 407) using s…
Descriptors: Males, Friendship, Intimacy, Student Behavior
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Sutter, Nate; Paulson, Sharon – College Student Journal, 2016
The current study examined whether it is possible to increase college students' intention to earn a four-year degree with the Theory of Planned Behavior (TPB). Three research questions were examined: (1) Can the TPB predict traditional undergraduates' graduation intention? (2) Does graduation intention differ by traditional students' year of…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Prediction, Predictor Variables, Behavior Theories
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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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Shi, Lihong – College Student Journal, 2016
With the popularity of learner-oriented approach in language teaching, research on learners is gaining more and more importance. This paper attempts to review the empirical researches on self-efficacy in the ESL/EFL settings during the past 10 years with the purpose of depicting the extent to which the self-efficacy research in ESL/EFL has…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Abreu, Marlene; Hillier, Ashleigh; Frye, Alice; Goldstein, Jody – College Student Journal, 2016
Students with disabilities are a growing population in post-secondary institutions, yet present poorer academic outcomes compared to students without disabilities. The current study examined university students' own perceptions and experiences with disability support services (SDS) including how helpful they found the accommodations they were…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Experience, Disabilities, Student Personnel Services
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Strage, Amy; Sorkhabi, Nadia – College Student Journal, 2016
Sadly, data collected from universities across the nation continue to suggest that fully half of the "emerging adults" (Arnett, 2015) who make their way to college will not graduate. This vexing statistic is particularly troublesome because it reflects a tremendous cost--in dollars, in time, and in self-esteem. In this study, we report…
Descriptors: Adults, College Students, Educational Experience, Statistical Analysis
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