- Less likely to switch college majors (Allen & Robbins, 2008), and
- More likely to graduate on time (Allen & Robbins, 2010).
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Copies of these articles are available online and from your school or local library:
Allen, J. , & Robbins, S. (2010). Effects of Interest-Major Congruence, Motivation, and Academic Performance on Timely Degree Attainment. Journal of Counseling Psychology, Vol. 57, No. 1, 23-35.
Allen, J., & Robbins, S. (2008) Prediction of college major persistence based on vocational interests and first-year academic performance. Research in Higher Education, 62-79.