First-year female students: Perceptions of friendship
Author(s): Crissman Ishler, J. L., & Schreiber, S.
Citation: Crissman Ishler, J. L., & Schreiber, S. (2002). First-year female students: Perceptions of friendship. Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 14(2), 89-104.
This study sought to describe first-year female students' perceptions of their pre-college and new collegiate friendships during their first-year experience. First-year students, especially females, have difficulty letting go of pre-college friendships, and investing in new friendships.