Adjustment of College Freshmen: the Importance of Gender and the Place of Residence

Lama M. Al-Qaisy


This study aims at finding out the effect of gender and place of residence on the adjustment of freshmen in the
university. The researcher studied a sample of 117 freshmen in Tafila Technical University. The subjects come
from different districts in Jordan. The measurement of college adjustment was applied. This scale consists of 36
items distributed on four dimensions. Means and standard deviations were used to analyze the data. The result s
showed that male students are more inclined to adjustment than females.

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International Journal of Psychological Studies   ISSN 1918-7211 (Print)   ISSN 1918-722X (Online)

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