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PEDAR: Research Methodology  The Road Less Traveled? Students Who Enroll in Multiple Institutions
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1 In this section, a student was considered to have transferred if that student left one institution and enrolled in another institution for at least 4 months and a student was considered to have co-enrolled if that student overlapped enrollment at more than one institution for at least 1 month. (return to text)

2 Persistence risk factors include delaying enrollment, having no high school diploma, enrolling part time, being financially independent, having dependents other than a spouse, being a single parent, and working full time while enrolled. For more information, see Horn and Premo (1995). (return to text)

3 BPS:96/01 Data Analysis System. Not shown in tables. (return to text)

4 In this section, a student was considered to have transferred if that student indicated that he or she had attended more than one postsecondary institution before completing a bachelor’s degree and did so in order to transfer between schools, and a student was considered to have co-enrolled if that student enrolled at two or more institutions for more than 1 month within the academic year. (return to text)



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