Impact of Mandatory Advising on Retention and Persistence of Male African American and Latinx Community College Students
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This correlational research study examined the effects of mandatory advising on the retention and persistence of African American and Latinx male community college students who attended an urban community college in the Midwest. Additionally, the study also examined the effects of mandatory advising on all males, African American and Latinx students overall and all students. The study used data collected from two separate cohorts, mandatory advising and non-mandatory advising. The retention and persistence of all groups were analyzed using a Chi-square statistical analysis. The results of this study revealed that there was statistical significance of p = .000 between mandatory advising of all students and persistence and there was a statistical significance of p = .000 between the persistence of men and mandatory advising.
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Introduction -- Theories of student development -- Review of literature -- Methodology -- Findings -- Implications, limitations and future research