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Canadian Journal of Higher Education, v25 n2 p53-77 1995

A survey of 498 undergraduate students withdrawing from a Canadian university was used to develop a model of student attrition. Students frequently attributed withdrawal to personal characteristics, institutional factors, and societal variables. Student academic performance was a causal factor for university-initiated withdrawal, and student psychological state was critically related to student-initiated withdrawal. Implications for student services are discussed. (Author/MSE)

Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Environment, College Students, Decision Making, Dropout Characteristics, Dropout Prevention, Foreign Countries, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Models, Student Characteristics, Student Personnel Services, Withdrawal (Education)





Author: Johnson, Genevieve M.; Buck, George H.

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=6880&id=EJ520039



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