Xu, Y. J. (2016). Aspirations and application for graduate education: gender differences in low-participation STEM disciplines. Research in Higher Education, 57(8), 913-942.

Past research has established educational aspiration as an important factor leading to future planning and academic attainment, but there is a lack of scholarly attention to the role of educational aspiration in the pursuit of graduate education. Using a recent nationally representative sample of college graduates, this study examines educational aspiration of college graduates in […]