Comparative Study

| Published: February 25, 2020

Cultural characteristic and college dropout

Salam Priyanka Devi

Ph.D Research Scholar ,Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi-110067, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.022/20200801

DOI: 10.25215/0801.022


Cultural characteristics of students play an essential role in education. In college, the independent model of self is widely prevalent, whereas first-generation college students practice the interdependent model of self. The present paper argues that first-generation college students are more prone to drop out because of the cultural difference they experience in education. So, dropout is looking through the lenses of cultural perspectives. The paper divided into three sections. The first section focuses on cultural characteristics; the second section focuses on student dropout and finally showed how it relates. Thus, the paper attempted to highlight the importance of maintaining cultural diversity to prevent dropout in higher education.

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ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 1, January-March, 2020