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The 'Second Half' of Student Integration: The Effects of Life Task Predominance on Student Persistence

This article examines alternative strategies for operationalizing college integration. Whereas much of the current research emphasizes the extent to which students conform to goals and values of the university, a model is presented and tested that emphasizes how students shape their college experiences by pursuing specific life tasks over others

Citation

Brower, A. M. (1992). The 'Second Half' of Student Integration: The Effects of Life Task Predominance on Student Persistence. Journal of Higher Education, 63(4), 441-462.