Abstract

Abstract:

We tested differences in college adjustment between students admitted to a Brazilian undergraduate university through the standard entrance process (nonquota students), and those admitted under the affirmative action selection process (quota students). Participants consisted of 494 college students (27.1% quota students) from 2 public universities from South Brazil. Data was analyzed through independent t tests. Results indicated there were no differences between quota and nonquota students regarding college adjustment as measured by Academic Experiences Questionnaire–Reduced Version (AEQ-r). We discuss new perspectives on the stereotyping and controversy quota students face individually and in a societal context.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1543-3382
Print ISSN
0897-5264
Pages
pp. 347-358
Launched on MUSE
2018-05-16
Open Access
N
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