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UNFULFILLED PROMISES: HOW PROMISE SCHOLARSHIPS IMPACT SMALL PRIVATE COLLEGES
(State University of New York at Buffalo, 2018)
Development and implementation of promise scholarship programs has risen over the last 15 years, yet research into their effects on the higher education landscape has been relatively scarce. While researchers have mostly ...
Understanding the contributions of non-academic variables to the success and persistence of first-year, first-semester college students
The purpose of this study was to explore the contribution of non-academic variables (personal responsibility, motivation, self-management, interdependence/support, self-awareness, lifelong learning, emotional intelligence, ...
Framing the college experience for under-prepared students: A comparative study of the experiences of under-prepared students in three four-year institutions
The population of students labeled "under-prepared" for higher education is large and increasing. With colleges and universities facing pressures in the areas of financial stability and student outcomes, the issue of ...
The role of accreditation in the encouragement, restriction and steering of private higher education in Eastern Europe: A case study of Romania
The transition to open societies and market-oriented economies that occurred in countries from the Central and Eastern European region in the early 1990s, implied major changes in the educational sector. The most significant ...