Date of Award
Open Access Thesis
Master of Arts (MA)
college graduates, northern maine, Aroostook County, LOS
The present research explores the phenomenon commonly referred to as rural brain drain and whether it occurs in rural, Aroostook County Maine. The aim of the study also included an examination of how family, friends, community, school counselors, teachers, social media and early college courses are impacting student decisions post-high school graduation.
Cairns, Jill Bouchard, "Rural Brain Drain: A Quantitative Study of the Potential Impact on the Youth in Rural Aroostook County" (2016). All Theses & Dissertations. 269.