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Checklist for Authors

For Inclusion with Submissions: PDF

Please verify that:

1) Your submission is directly relevant to postsecondary education (including public and private universities, colleges, and community colleges)

2) Your submission falls into one of the following categories:

a. Research paper, including those focusing on preliminary or pilot-study findings
b. Policy or legal analysis
c. Literature review that discloses relevant gaps in existing research and areas for further investigation
d. Theoretical analysis of an important issue in higher education
e. Historical paper

3) You have removed all identifying information from the manuscript (e.g., your name, self-references, references to your home institution), including identifying properties in Word documents (To do this in Word click on the Tools menu > Options > Security > Remove personal information from file properties on save.)

4) Your submission follows APA formatting guidelines as per the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association.

6) You have included an abstract of 75 to 100 words

7) All citations have been checked for inclusion in the reference list

8) You have included your name, institution and program name, mailing address, and the category of your submission (as described in item 2a-e) in the email or cover letter

9) The first author is a current graduate student or wrote the paper while in graduate school