Identifying Variables that Predict College Success for First-Generation College Students

Naumann, Bandalos, & Gutkin, 2003 / Journal of College Admission / September 2003

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Purpose of study was to determine predictive validity of self-regulated learning variables in comparison to traditional college admission test scores for first-generation students. Also investigated were differences, regarding self-regulated learning variables and ACT, between first- and second-generation students and how self-regulated learning variables may have been related to academic performance.