Laverdure, Andrea Esther; Ph.D.
Program of Human Development, Counselor Education
College of Human Development and Education; North Dakota State University
Characteristics of Successful First Nations College Students: A Mixed Methods Study
Major Professor: Dr. Robert Nielsen
The purpose of this study is to develop a portrait of characteristics of successful First Nations college students from a mixed methods study using descriptive data gleaned from scores obtained on a Noncognitive Questionnaire (NCQ), and open-ended questions which were administered via a web site. Further descriptive characteristics will be gleaned from literature. This research is from an indigenous perspective, a First Nations researcher examining characteristics of successful First Nations college students.