What is the influence, if any, of students’ participation in Living-Learning (L/L) programs (either non-STEM-focused or STEM-focused) on their major goals, above and beyond that of the traditional residence hall environment? Moreover, is L/L participation related to other socio-cognitive factors that, in turn, affect major choice goals?
Academic Achievement in the First Year of College: Evidence of the Pervasive Effects of the High School Context
1) What are the unique effects of students’ demographic and socioeconomic characteristics, precollege academic performance, capital acquisition, and dimensions of the high school context on first year academic performance in college?
2) Do the effects of the high school context differ by students’ demographic or socioeconomic background characteristics?