Monday, May 1, 2017

Research Blog #10 - Final Abstract and Works Cited

Abstract

Membership to Greek Organizations is often perceived in a negative light. Despite the negatively surrounding Greek Organizations, there is research to prove that there are actually benefits to joining a Greek Organization during college. This research paper sets out to reveal such concrete evidence. In order for students to feel satisfied at their university they need to feel integrated within the community. When a student is both academically and socially integrated in the university’s community, the student is more likely to feel higher levels of satisfaction, which ultimately, correlate with higher graduation rates. Thus, this research paper goes into detail on how membership in Greek Life organizations on campus lead to students that are more satisfied with their college experience and who are more likely to graduate.

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