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Winterrowd, Erin; Priniski, Stacy J.; Achter, John; Abhold, Joseph J. – College Student Journal, 2016
Examining the role of college mental health services in promoting student personal and academic success is essential to demonstrating their utility to university communities and administrations. Student learning outcomes following counseling and satisfaction with mental health services were assessed across 16 counseling centers in one university…
Descriptors: Guidance Centers, Student Satisfaction, Outcomes of Education, Interpersonal Competence
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Elliott, Lindsey; Knox, David – College Student Journal, 2016
A 64 item Internet questionnaire was completed by 381 undergraduates at a large southeastern university to assess taking chances in romantic relationships. Almost three fourths (72%) self-identified as being a "person willing to take chances in my love relationship." Engaging in unprotected sex, involvement in a "friends with…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Questionnaires, Interpersonal Relationship, Intimacy
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Dundes, Lauren; Francis, Antonia – College Student Journal, 2016
This study examines whether academically accelerated students in a college Honors program are as likely as other students to acquire a tattoo and to spend the same amount of time contemplating this decision. A convenience sample of 71 honors students and 135 non-honors students completed a survey at a small mid-Atlantic liberal arts college in…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Advanced Students, Student Surveys, Human Body
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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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Van Volkom, Michele; Beaudoin, Elizabeth – College Student Journal, 2016
The current study examined demographic factors (e.g., parental marital status) as well as sex and birth order effects on emerging adults' views of their sibling relationships. One hundred sixty-seven participants completed a demographic and sibling relationship questionnaire designed for the purposes of this study. Factors of the sibling…
Descriptors: Birth Order, Gender Differences, Sibling Relationship, Young Adults
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Smedbøl, Trine; Saksvik-Lehouillier, Ingvild; Skaug, Silje – College Student Journal, 2016
The present study explores the nature of Overcommitment (OC) in relation to Satisfaction With Life (SWL) in students. A total of 701 Norwegian students participated by answering a questionnaire including measurements of the previously validated instruments for OC and SWL, volunteer work, stress and several other individual differences. Exploratory…
Descriptors: Life Satisfaction, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Factor Analysis
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Hilgoe, Ellen; Brinkley, Jason; Hattingh, Johannes; Bernhardt, Robert – College Student Journal, 2016
Since its establishment in 1996, the North Carolina Early Mathematics Placement Testing (NC EMPT) Program has provided a low stakes reality check of readiness for college-level mathematics to more than 600,000 high school students statewide. The program strives to help reduce the percentage of incoming college freshmen requiring mathematics…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Education, Introductory Courses, High School Students
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Lin, Yii-Nii; Lai, Pi-Hui; Chiu, Yi-Hsing Claire; Hsieh, Hui-Hsing; Chen, Yueh-Hua – College Student Journal, 2016
This study described the relations of experiential learning and psychosocial development of Taiwanese university students through the qualitative method of phenomenology. Thirty-six students, age ranged from 19 to 25 years, from three research-oriented universities in northern Taiwan were interviewed. Seven themes were delineated: (1) discovering…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Experiential Learning, Psychological Patterns
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Sabato, Todd – College Student Journal, 2016
Objective: To compare alcohol, tobacco, and illicit or nonmedical drug use behaviors and self-reported consequences of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) students to cross-ethnic peers. Participants: A sample of 114,816 undergraduates between 18 and 24 completing the National College Health Assessment between 2011 and 2014 were used.…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Minority Groups, Sexuality, Prevention
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Zorotovich, Jennifer; Johnson, Elizabeth I.; Linn, Rebekah – College Student Journal, 2016
The current study extends research on social status and well-being among young people by examining whether subjective social status (SSS) is related to life satisfaction and happiness. Emerging adults (n = 383) between 18 and 29 provided data on demographic characteristics, SSS, life satisfaction, and happiness via an online survey. Regression…
Descriptors: Social Status, Online Surveys, Physical Health, Life Satisfaction
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Blau, Gary; DiMino, John; DeMaria, Peter A., Jr.; Beverly, Clyde; Chessler, Marcy – College Student Journal, 2016
An online survey sample of 166 non-urgent undergraduates, N = 47 (male) and N = 119 (female) waiting to begin counseling after triage found that females had significantly higher anxiety about meeting their assigned (intake) therapist than males. This gender difference of females being higher in counselor meeting anxiety could not be accounted for…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Anxiety, Trust (Psychology), Online Surveys
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LeCrom, Carrie; Rufer, Lisa; Slavich, Mark; Dwyer, Brendan; Greenhalgh, Gregory – College Student Journal, 2016
The following case study attempted to assess what factors contribute to graduate school and early-career success among sport management graduate students. As faculty members charged with admitting the next generation of leaders in the sport industry, how should admissions decisions be made and what factors should be considered? The authors…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Athletics, Administration, Predictor Variables
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Larson, Mary; Orr, Megan; Warne, Donald – College Student Journal, 2016
The Problem: Institutions of higher education are interested in students' academic success as measured by GPA. Health is related to GPA and many institutions collect health data; however, this data is underutilized. This study used several health-related variables to examine relationships between health and GPA. Method: This study utilized a…
Descriptors: College Students, Mental Health, Physical Health, Grade Point Average
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Bishop, Jennifer L.; Welsh, Deborah P.; Lounsbury, John W.; Norona, Jerika C. – College Student Journal, 2016
During emerging adulthood, young people begin the process of balancing individual and relational role commitments. Whereas development within specific domains, primarily career and relationship (work and love), have been explored separately, it is important to understand how emerging adults divide their attention across multiple individual (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Test Construction, Test Validity, Role
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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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