, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 241-253

The influence of student problems on student withdrawal decisions: An autopsy on “autopsy” studies

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The influence of student problems, which are often cited by students as reasons for withdrawal, is compared with the influence of constructs derived from Tinto's student attrition model. The findings suggest that data from post-hoc attrition studies should be used cautiously.

The authors are listed in alphabetical order. Each author contributed equally to the article.