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Shook & Clay, 2012: Being paired with White roomates at a predominantly White university increased sense of belonging among first-year minority students over first semester

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Shook, N. J., & Clay, R. (2012). Interracial roommate relationships: A mechanism for promoting sense of belonging at university and academic performance. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48(5), 1168-1172.
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Ethnic-minority first-year students at a predominantly White university randomly assigned a White (versus ethnic-minority) roommate reported a greater sense of belonging at the university over the first semester and this mediated higher first-year GPA.

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