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Fredrickson, Janyth – Community College Review, 1998
Describes a study that compares the performance of community college and technical students who transferred to four-year universities. Indicates that technical college students had higher grade point averages but community college students had higher persistence rates. Contains 8 data tables and 17 references. (JDI)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Higgins, C. Steven; Katsinas, Stephen G. – Community College Review, 1999
Investigates the relationship between transfer rates and conditions that are beyond an institution's control. Finds that the percentage of students under age 25 and the percent of adults with a high school degree are positively associated with transfer, while expenditures per FTE, the percentage of males enrolled, and population density are…
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Demography
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Harbin, Carey E. – Community College Review, 1997
Describes results of a survey of 85 California community college students who transferred to four-year institutions. Students were highly satisfied with their academic preparation but desired more information on the transfer process. Demographic data, ratings of adjustment experiences, and student academic standings are included. Appendix includes…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Educational Assessment
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Cejda, Brent D. – Community College Review, 1999
The different roles that community colleges play in baccalaureate attainment are defined. Data is presented on 577 baccalaureate graduates who used credits earned at a community college toward their four-year degree. The findings support the contention that aggregate data masks community college contributions to baccalaureate education. Contains…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Bachelors Degrees, College Credits, College Outcomes Assessment
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Turner, Caroline Sotello Viernes – Community College Review, 1992
Reviews literature describing the complexity and difficulty of two- to four-year college transfer. Describes a comparative study of the transfer process for Hispanic and white students in three California community colleges. Discusses the impact of interinstitutional linkages and networks on articulation and transfer. (DMM)
Descriptors: Articulation (Education), College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs
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Vaala, Leslie – Community College Review, 1989
Describes a study of transfer students attending a large university in western Canada, which investigated students' satisfaction with their community college and university experiences, their academic success, and reasons students were glad they had begun at the two-year college or wished they had begun at the university. (DMM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Environment, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges
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Cejda, Brent D.; Kaylor, Alice J.; Rewey, Kirsten L. – Community College Review, 1998
Analyzed one liberal arts college's transfer students' pre- and post-transfer GPAs, determining that no statistically significant decline was found between community college and four-year institution GPAs overall. Results did indicate, however, a statistically significant decline in GPA for math and science majors, but not for students majoring in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Comparative Analysis
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Carlan, Philip E.; Byxbe, Ferris R. – Community College Review, 2000
Reports that studies of native and transfer students at a university indicated that lower division GPA and major were significant predictors of upper division GPA for both groups, but more so for transfers than for natives. States that, although race was not a significant predictor for transfers, it was the most significant predictor for native…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Transfer Students, Grade Point Average, Higher Education
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Clagett, Craig A.; Huntington, Robin B. – Community College Review, 1992
Reviews methods of collecting transfer information. Describes a voluntary effort undertaken by several community colleges and senior institutions in Maryland to exchange data about transfer and community college students. Considers issues involved in defining transfer rates, including transfer goal, transfer program, student course load, and…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Community Colleges, Cooperative Programs, Data Collection