Educational Administration, Department of

 

Date of this Version

2018

Citation

Published in Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition 30:1 (Spring 2018), pp 87-101.

Comments

Copyright © 2018 University of South Carolina.

Abstract

This qualitative research study illuminates the experiences affecting first-year Chinese international students in the United States and gives insights as to how these students perceive interpersonal relationships at college. Participants shared reports of neo-racism and othering as negatively affecting their feelings of connection to other members of their collegiate community. Findings and implications from this study indicate a need for better support for first-year Chinese international students in college.

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