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Crisp, Gloria; Horn, Catherine; Dizinno, Gerry; Barlow, Libby – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2013
The present study explored the long-term impact of admission policies at two aspiring research institutions in Texas. Six years of longitudinal institutional data were analyzed for all full-time first time in college undergraduate students at both universities. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used to identify relationships and…
Descriptors: College Admission, Research Universities, Comparative Analysis, Longitudinal Studies
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Nora, Amaury; Crisp, Gloria – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2008
Many students do not receive the adequate academic and social support during their enrollment in a higher education institution that could positively impact their abilities to succeed in college (Astin, 1984; Hurtado & Carter, 1997; Nora, 1987; Pascarella & Terenzini, 1991). These support systems can be viewed as providing a holistic mentoring…
Descriptors: Mentors, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Student Personnel Services, Student Adjustment