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Beck, Leesa; Wright, Alexis – College and University, 2019
The oldest Millennials are now well-established in their careers, requesting flex schedules so they can take their kids to soccer practice in the afternoons; they have little in common with the typical 18- to 22-year-old undergraduate in many college classrooms. For faculty at campuses serving primarily traditional students, it seems like a good…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Age Groups, Student Characteristics, Cohort Analysis
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Rodriguez, Claudia; Parrish, Jesse; Parks, Rodney – College and University, 2017
To promote inclusion and creating a welcoming environment for an increasingly diverse population of undergraduate students, many institutions invest heavily in the development of programs and resources that celebrate diversity and encourage meaningful interactions. Noble though they may be, these efforts often fail to account for the truly…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Cultural Differences, Undergraduate Students, Student Diversity
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Parish, Jesse; Parks, Rodney; Fryer, Jack – College and University, 2017
This study discusses innovations in digital credentialing, namely the Elon Visual EXP, and the broader implications of documenting student experiences in co-curricular, high-impact practices. Following a similar survey of employer observations of the new transcript, a survey was sent to all undergraduates of Elon University to assess their overall…
Descriptors: Academic Records, Student Attitudes, Student Records, Credentials
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Lehmann, Whitney – College and University, 2017
This study used an online questionnaire to survey first-time, non-transfer undergraduate freshmen students at the University of Miami to determine the perceived influence of electronic word-of-mouth (eWOM) on their college search and choice compared to that of traditional word-of-mouth (WOM). In addition, eWOM's influence was examined during the…
Descriptors: College Choice, Search Strategies, Online Surveys, Questionnaires
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Tucciarone, Kristy – College and University, 2016
This study investigates how universities can increase the effectiveness of the search process by featuring in their advertisements expert and celebrity endorsers who attended the institution. How can universities gain the attention of prospective students using the star power of experts and celebrities? Experts and celebrities promoting a…
Descriptors: Reputation, Advertising, Student Recruitment, High School Students
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Monk-Turner, Elizabeth – College and University, 2016
President Obama and others have called for free community college--"America's College Promise." Yet controversy surrounds the community college system, with proponents emphasizing the educational opportunities provided while critics bemoan the high dropout rate and lack of equality of educational outcomes. Little research explores how…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Transfer Students, Criminology, Educational Experience
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Shaw, Stuart D.; Werno, Magda A. – College and University, 2016
This case study sought to gain a better understanding of the impact of the Cambridge Acceleration Program on students' transition from high school to college at one American university. The findings from an online questionnaire indicate that many participants develop a range of skills that are perceived as important in the context of university…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Acceleration (Education), High School Students, College Students
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Tucciarone, Kristy – College and University, 2015
This study investigates how universities can increase enrollment by advertising internships to prospective students during the college search process. The primary reason students earn a college degree is to secure a good-quality career with earning potential. Internships--the single most important credential for recent graduates--are the key…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Universities, Institutional Advancement, Internship Programs
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Heitzman, Amy Claire; Somers, Patricia – College and University, 2015
Since the end of the military draft in 1973, women have entered military service in greater numbers: Women currently account for 16 percent of active-duty service personnel; by 2035, they will account for 15 percent of the total veteran population (National Center for Veterans Analysis and Statistics 2011). The profile of female veterans differs…
Descriptors: Veterans, Females, Profiles, College Choice
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Dowling, Earl E. – College and University, 2015
"While community college enrollment has generally declined by about 2 or 3 percent annually in recent years--due to some extent to the improving economy--some colleges have bucked the trend" (Ashford 2015). What made the difference? Like many community colleges, College of DuPage has been concerned with access and affordability. The…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Enrollment Trends, Access to Education, Paying for College
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Bista, Krishna; Dagley, Amy – College and University, 2015
This paper examines how international students obtain information about college in the United States when they are in their home countries. The findings reveal that the majority of students visit university websites to obtain information regarding various programs. Students also receive scholarships and/or assistantships from the university,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Decision Making, Trend Analysis, Foreign Students
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Johnson, Marcus Lee; Kestler, Jessica L. – College and University, 2014
A number of U.S. higher education institutions are converting from quarter-to semester-based academic calendars; in fall 2012, seventeen Ohio institutions did so. Over a two-year time period, college student samples were recruited from a large, public, urban, Midwestern university that was undergoing a transition from a quarter-based to a…
Descriptors: Semester System, Quarter System, Transitional Programs, College Students
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Kashyap, Nishmin Balsara – College and University, 2011
This is a phenomenological study of ten graduate international students at Chardin University (pseudonym). Through 30 in-depth interviews, multiple social contacts, and group and member checking sessions, stories emerged that highlight the social experiences of these graduate international students through their transient lives. For the purposes…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Socialization, Research Universities, Social Experience
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Shaw, Stuart – College and University, 2011
As part of the continuing program to study the impact of its international assessments, the University of Cambridge International Examinations ("Cambridge") has undertaken a series of studies investigating the impact on a range of US stakeholders. This paper reports on research designed to respond to a series of washback and impact…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Program Effectiveness, Investigations, Stakeholders
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Colburn, Michael; Fox, Daniel E.; Westerfelt, Debra Kay – College and University, 2011
Prospective graduate students select a graduate program as a result of a multifaceted decision-making process. This study examines the selection criteria that part-time MBA students used in selecting a program at a private university. Further, it analyzes the methods by which the students first learned of the MBA program. The authors posed the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Course Selection (Students), Evaluation Criteria, Performance Factors
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