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Fralick, Marsha Ann – Community College Review, 1984
Reports on a survey of women enrolled in the Grossmont Community College District. Compares the background and educational characteristics; attitudes towards women, work, and family; and personality characteristics of women enrolled in traditional or nontraditional programs for their sex. Advocates support services for women in nontraditional…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Females, Nontraditional Occupations, Reentry Students
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Osborne, Jason W. – Community College Review, 1997
Reports on a study relating 169 community college students' grades, academic standing, and graduation status with their identification with academics, using a questionnaire designed to assess the extent to which self-esteem was linked with academic outcomes. Reveals that students' identification with academics was related to academic standing and…
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academic Achievement, Academic Aptitude, Community Colleges
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Wilson, Russell C. – Community College Review, 1979
The Adjective Check List was administered to 142 high school completion (GED) students to determine whether their self concept differed from the general college freshman population. The GED students were more anxious, worried, critical of self and others, less self-confident, and less adequately socialized. (MB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Dropout Characteristics, High School Equivalency Programs, Personality Assessment