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Table 1 Participant characteristics

From: Motivation matters: predicting students’ career decidedness and intention to drop out after the first year in higher education

Construct Group N Mean SD
Age Cohort 1 187 20.60 3.32
Cohort 2 163 20.25 2.36
GPA Cohort 1 175 2.58 0.51
Cohort 2 162 2.56 0.53
First-generation students Cohort 1 188 1.57 0.50
Cohort 2 163 1.71 0.45
Intention to drop out Cohort 1 181 1.29 0.53
Cohort 2 156 1.42 0.64