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  • Cultural capital is key to a sense of belonging for college students of color

    Photo of graduate student Amir Maghsoodi

    Graduate student Amir Maghsoodi was the first author of the study, which assessed the validity of the widely used Sense of Social Fit scale, an instrument that assesses college students’ sense of belongingness at school.

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  • Editor’s Note: To reach Amir Maghsoodi, email


    To reach Nidia Ruedas-Gracia, email


    The paper “Measuring college belongingness: Structure and measurement of the sense of social fit scale” is available online or from the News Bureau.

    DOI: 10.1037/cou0000668