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International Students’ College Achievement: A Critical Quantitative Perspective, Eyad Alfattal May 2016

International Students’ College Achievement: A Critical Quantitative Perspective, Eyad Alfattal

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Colleges exert much effort in recruiting international students who bring financial, cultural and educational benefits to the campuses in which they study. On the other hand, little attention is paid to how these students succeed in achieving their educational goals. The study proposed here describes a planned investigation that will help find out more about international students’ success in American colleges. The study will employ a college student achievement model as its theoretical framework, and it will aim at examining relationships between international students’ GPA and graduation rates while controlling for precollege academic performance. This examination will be done while ...