Do psychosocial and study skill factors predict college outcomes? A meta-analysis.

@article{Robbins2004DoPA,
  title={Do psychosocial and study skill factors predict college outcomes? A meta-analysis.},
  author={Steven B. Robbins and Kristy J. Lauver and Huy Le and Daniel F. Davis and Ronelle Langley and Aaron H. Carlstrom},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2004},
  volume={130 2},
  pages={
          261-88
        }
}
This study examines the relationship between psychosocial and study skill factors (PSFs) and college outcomes by meta-analyzing 109 studies. On the basis of educational persistence and motivational theory models, the PSFs were categorized into 9 broad constructs: achievement motivation, academic goals, institutional commitment, perceived social support, social involvement, academic self-efficacy, general self-concept, academic-related skills, and contextual influences. Two college outcomes were… 

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