Defining College Readiness from the Inside Out: First-Generation College Student Perspectives - Kathleen L. Byrd, Ginger Macdonald, 2005

Author(s):
Byrd, Kathleen L.; Macdonald, Ginger
Publication Year:
2005
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This study provides understanding of college readiness from the perspectives of older first-generation college students who transferred from community colleges. Results indicate that life experiences contribute to academic skills, time management, goal focus, and self-advocacy. Research is recommended to improve nontraditional student advising and placement, community college-to-university transfer, and college reading instruction.

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