An empirical study of the factors influencing the cultural adjustment of undergraduate Chinese international students to the United States
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This quantitative study examined the factors that influence the cultural adjustment of undergraduate Chinese international students to the United States. The ever-increasing Chinese student population has forced colleges and universities to employ new strategies designed to ease the transition of Chinese students to life in the U.S. Chinese students have more difficulties in their adaptation and adjustment to U.S. culture and campus life than any other population of international students. Astin's (1993) Input-Environment-Output (I-E-O) model was adapted in an effort to provide a visual snapshot ...