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- Justifying Inequality: A Cross-Temporal Investigation of U.S. Income Disparities and Just-World Beliefs from 1973 to 2006. Malahy, Lori W.; Rubinlicht, Michelle A.; Kaiser, Cheryl R. // Social Justice Research;Dec2009, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p369
This cross-temporal meta-analysis examined 6,120 American college studentsâ€™ scores on the Belief in a Just World Scale (BJW; Rubin and Peplau, J Soc Issues 31(3):65â€“90, ) across the last three and a half decades. Drawing on models of belief threat, we examined whether the causal...
- College Access Still Tied to Income, Report Says. Boulard, Garry // Community College Week;5/10/2004, Vol. 16 Issue 20, p10
Reports on determining income or the lack of it as a factor in determining college access and completion in the U.S. View of Mellon Foundation president William Bowen on the relationship between socio-economic status and elements of college preparedness; Comparison of the performance between...
- Reform for College Readiness. Dobelle, Evan S. // Connection (0895-6405);Winter2006, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p9
The author explores the lack of college readiness among U.S. students and suggests ways to address the problem. He first mentions examples of experiences of students outside school that have profound impact on how well they will adapt to post secondary study. The author then explains the...
- Number of older students rises. Long, Cynthia D. // Academe;Jan/Feb97, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p10
Reveals that the number of American college students over the age of 35 has more than tripled since 1972, according to government estimates.
- Data stream. // Bank Marketing;May98, Vol. 30 Issue 5, p56
Reveals that more than half of students at four-year colleges in the United States have cars and more than two-thirds carry credit cards.
- Choosing a major. Hawley, Stephanie // Career World;Mar1996, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p20
Presents tips for college bound students in selecting a major. Choosing of target; Declaring of a major; Listing of careers and jobs students may be interested in; Importance of a well-rounded liberal arts background. INSET: Build your own degree..
- Separating the goats from the sheep. Collier, Arlen // National Forum;Fall96, Vol. 76 Issue 4, p29
Reprints the article written by AArlen Collier published in the Fall 1971 issue of the `Phi Kappa Phi Journal' which describes the attitudes of college students in the United States. Role of schools in education; Caution against pseudo-intellectualism.
- What the well-prepared college student should possess. de Seife, Ethan // Westchester County Business Journal;8/15/94, Vol. 33 Issue 33, p16
Presents things needed by a college student in the United States. Finance; Books; Computer.
- Colleges come back. Dortch, Shannon // American Demographics;May95, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p4
Forecasts an increase in the number of college students in the United States between 1995-2005. National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) estimates of enrollment percentage increases; Correlation between educational attainment and income growth; Study fields awarded first-professional...