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The impact of appreciative advising on community college transfer students

WCU Author/Contributor (non-WCU co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jessica Vanessa Shirley (Creator)
Institution
Western Carolina University (WCU )
Web Site: http://www.wcu.edu/404.asp
Advisor
Jessica Cunningham

Abstract: Transfer shock and transfer phase satisfaction with the senior institution reported by community college students after transferring into Western Carolina University’s RN to BSN Nursing Program were examined to determine if differences exist in students who received Appreciative Advising and those who did not. Results of this study may serve to inform college personnel in policy development and further the evolution of academic advising. Improvements in the advising process may eliminate transfer barriers and improve academic achievement, retention and graduation rates.

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Publication
Dissertation
Language: English
Date: 2012
Keywords
Academic Advising, Appreciative Advising, Attrition, Nursing Programs, Transfer Shock, Transfer Stress
Subjects
Counseling in higher education -- North Carolina
Transfer students -- North Carolina
Nursing students -- North Carolina
Western Carolina University. RN to BSN Nursing Program