focus group, freshman enrollment, focus groups, group 1, executive summary
Group 1. Eleven students participated. All eleven students in this group took 14 or fewer state support credits in fall quarter, and all scored lower than one standard deviation below the mean verbal SAT score for the freshmen class. Two of the students took 12 credits in the fall, four took 13 credits, and five took 14 credits. Their interests were distributed among the colleges, as represented by Summerstart advising group assignments—environmental studies, health, or math and science, four in humanities or Fairhaven, two in music or fine and performing arts, or admitted to Fairhaven college, one undecided, and none in education. Seven are female and four male. Six are students of color, three transferred credits, three participated in an FIG and two in an FYE, none are honors students, ten attended Summerstart, and none are athletes.
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Subjects - Topical (LCSH)
College freshmen--Washington (State)--Bellingham--Evaluation; College attendance--Washington (State)--Bellingham
Western Washington University. Office of Survey Research, "Group 1 Freshmen Enrollment Focus Groups" (2008). Office of Institutional Effectiveness. 558.
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