The Influence of Academic Aptitude, Social Constructs, and Self-theories on Post-secondary Degree Choice of Colorado Students
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The purpose of this study was to analyze the attitudinal differences between individuals who pursue different degree paths. The study is grounded in social cognitive career theory and theory of intelligence measures. Despite a growing body of research on this issue, none have provided a holistic perspective and a sense of the interplay between the areas of personal perceptions and self-theories with different genders and different degree seekers. A logistic regression was utilized to validate the influence of academic aptitude on post-secondary degree choice. Confirming past research, this study ...