An Investigation of the Effects of Deferred Rush and Pledging on a Group of Freshmen at Southern Methodist University

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Since the initial experiences of the college freshman were regarded as critical to his personal and social adjustment, the present study had as its primary purpose the investigation of the effects of deferred rush and pledging on a student's first year as Southern Methodist University. More specifically, the study investigated the effects of deferred rush and pledging on the following factors: 1. The effect on academic achievement of a selected group of freshmen. 2. The effect on the drop-out rate of a selected group of freshmen. 3. The effect on the extent to which a selected group of freshmen use ... continued below

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Bryson, Fred, Wylie, 1922- August 1964.

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Since the initial experiences of the college freshman were regarded as critical to his personal and social adjustment, the present study had as its primary purpose the investigation of the effects of deferred rush and pledging on a student's first year as Southern Methodist University. More specifically, the study investigated the effects of deferred rush and pledging on the following factors: 1. The effect on academic achievement of a selected group of freshmen. 2. The effect on the drop-out rate of a selected group of freshmen. 3. The effect on the extent to which a selected group of freshmen use the University Health Center. 4. The effect on the extent to which a selected group of freshmen used the Psychological Services of the University.

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Bryson, Fred, Wylie, 1922-. An Investigation of the Effects of Deferred Rush and Pledging on a Group of Freshmen at Southern Methodist University, dissertation, August 1964; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc164185/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .