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Barriers to Adjustment: Needs of International Students within a Semi-Urban Campus Community.

@article{Poyrazli2007BarriersTA,
  title={Barriers to Adjustment: Needs of International Students within a Semi-Urban Campus Community.},
  author={Senel Poyrazli and K. Grahame},
  journal={Journal of Instructional Psychology},
  year={2007},
  volume={34},
  pages={28-45}
}
Following an ecological framework, the primary purpose of this study was to examine the adjustment needs of international students within their academic and social communities. Focus group interviews revealed that students are more in need during their initial transition after arrival to the U.S. and that they experience a number of barriers in their attempts to adjust. Some of these barriers were related to academic life, health insurance, living on or off campus, social interactions… Expand
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