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ANALYSING FACTORS INFLUENCING STUDENTS' COLLEGE CHOICE DECISION IN SURABAYA IN THE FORM OF SOCIAL MEDIA

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dc.contributor.author IRAWAN, KATHLEEN VIANA
dc.date.accessioned 2020-03-30T01:46:41Z
dc.date.available 2020-03-30T01:46:41Z
dc.date.issued 2019-08-03
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1650
dc.description.abstract Nowadays education has become a necessity for people. It is a right and obligation that must be carried out by every human being as it helps someone to develop himself and have a good character that contributes success both in career and social life. The era has evolved into the era of globalization, where everything in the world has changed in a more advanced direction. One of them is technology. With the existence of sophisticated technology now the unemployment rate is getting higher. Because technology can shift human labor that is replaced by robot. Therefore oneself’ skills must be explored so as not to lose competitiveness with the current technology. Thus, being an educated person is very important and one of the ways is by continuing education to college. In higher education, skills will develop and be honed corresponding with the chosen major or study program. Many high school students compete to enter their favorite university, both public and private universities, which number is always keep increasing. The market in higher education institution has turned more competitive, causing universities to reformulate its strategy in getting high rate of enrolment. The purpose of this research is to reveal which are the most important variables of Location, Academic Programmes, College Reputation, Educational Facilities, Cost, Availability of Financial Aid, Advertising, Campus Visit, Parents Opinion and Social Environment and its indicators too toward students’ College Choice Decision in the form of Social Media and will be applied to help Universitas Pelita Harapan Surabaya to obtain better enrolment rate. This study uses a descriptive approach to the analysis technique of Structural Equation Model (SEM) and the AMOS 22.0 software. The questionnaire distributed to 171 respondents in the sample in which the characteristics of respondents that consists of male and female in the age range 15-18 years old domiciled in Surabaya, who are seeking to continue their education to higher education institution. The sampling method used in this research that is nonprobability sampling. The results based on the data gathered from senior high school students shows that Cost is the number one variable that has the most significant effect, followed by Campus, and then Academic Programmes in the third place that has significant effect. The rest variables do not have significant effect on students’ College Choice Decision but has positive influence to it and if sorted according to the highest C.R. value after Academic Programmes are Location, Advertising, College Reputation, Availability of Financial Aid, Parents Opinion, Educational Facilities, and Social Environment en_US
dc.language.iso ina en_US
dc.publisher Universitas Pelita Harapan Surabaya - Department Of Business School - Faculty Of Management en_US
dc.subject College Choice Decision en_US
dc.subject Location en_US
dc.subject Academic Programmes en_US
dc.subject College Reputation en_US
dc.subject Educational Facilities en_US
dc.subject Cost en_US
dc.subject Availability of Financial Aid en_US
dc.subject Advertising en_US
dc.subject Campus Visit en_US
dc.subject Parents Opinion en_US
dc.subject Social Environment en_US
dc.subject Higher Education Institution en_US
dc.subject Social Media en_US
dc.subject Universitas Pelita Harapan Surabaya en_US
dc.title ANALYSING FACTORS INFLUENCING STUDENTS' COLLEGE CHOICE DECISION IN SURABAYA IN THE FORM OF SOCIAL MEDIA en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US


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