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Research Reports on College Transitions Series 11

Sustaining Support for Sophomore Students

Results from the 2019 National Survey of Sophomore-Year Initiatives

Paperback
November 2021
9781942072546
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    National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition
  • Published
    24th November
  • ISBN 9781942072546
  • Language English
  • Pages 137 pp.
  • Size 8.5" x 11"
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November 2021
9781942072553
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    National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition
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  • Language English
  • Pages 137 pp.
  • Size 8.5" x 11"
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November 2021
9781942072560
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  • Publisher
    National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition
  • ISBN 9781942072560
  • Language English
  • Pages 137 pp.
  • Size 8.5" x 11"
$125.00

The sophomore year represents a critical transition for students. As institutions shift their attention from these students to the incoming class, sophomores can feel unsupported as they face increased academic challenges and explore major and career options. Sophomore dropout and disengagement has led administrators, faculty, and researchers to increase their attention to these students’ unique needs.

The 2019 National Survey of Sophomore-Year Initiatives sought to explore institutional responses to and support for sophomore students. This new report reviews these findings, including institutional practices related to academic advising for sophomores. Additionally, the report offers implications for research and practice by highlighting the ways in which institutional efforts and initiatives can be better designed for responsiveness based on differences in campus context, student backgrounds, and student needs.

Tables and Figures

Introduction

2019 National Survey of Sophomore-Year Initiatives: Examining Institutional Environments

Discussion and Practical Implications

Appendix A: Questionnaire from the 2019 National Survey of Sophomore-Year Initiatives

Appendix B: List of Institutions Participating in the 2019 National Survey of Sophomore-Year Initiatives

Appendix C: Response Frequencies from the 2019 National Survey of Sophomore-Year Initiatives

References

About the Authors

Catherine Hartman

Catherine Hartman

Dallin George Young

Dallin George Young

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