The mismatch between student educational expectations and realities: prevalence, causes, and consequences by Natalia Maloshonok and Evgeniy Terentev

In Russia, the period of transition from high school to university is associated with a high level of stress and uncertainty because for many undergraduates it is accompanied by a change of their place of residence, as well as a physical and learning environment and social norms. University life challenges first-year students to demonstrate greater…