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Melinda Miller Gibbons

  • Counseling and Educational Development, UNCG

There are 3 included publications by Melinda Miller Gibbons :

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College-going beliefs of prospective first-generation college students : perceived barriers, social supports, self-efficacy, and outcome expectations 2005 3026 " Approximately 27% of all graduating high school seniors are prospective first-generation college students. First-generation college students are defined as those whose parents have no formal education beyond high school. Unfortunately, most of the ...
A measure of college-going self-efficacy for middle school students. 2010 475 Many career and educational plans are made well before high school graduation. School counselors' efforts to support these plans are limited by the lack of assessments of middle school students' college-going beliefs. Development of the College-Going...
Prospective first-generation college students: A social-cognitive perspective. 2010 356 The authors investigated differences in college-going expectations of middle school students who would be the 1st in their families to attend college. Social-cognitive career theory (SCCT; R. W. Lent, S. D. Brown, & G. Hackett, 1994) was used to exam...