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Future Review

International Journal of Transition, College, and Career Success

The purpose of this journal is to disseminate knowledge and novel ideas related to post-secondary transition, college and career success. This journal is appropriate for researchers, teachers, mentors, curriculum designers, college and career counselors, administrators, and policymakers who are interested in the intrapersonal, social, and educational factors that affect a successful transition from high school to post-secondary school or employment. The journal welcomes scholarly manuscripts from a variety of theoretical perspectives and empirical approaches.

ISSN (print): 2572-9179
ISSN (online): 2572-9187


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Meet the editor

John Klatt, PhD currently serves as the assistant dean for Student Development in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at UW- Madison. In this role, John oversees co-curricular programming and college-wide student development initiatives. John’s research interests center on understanding human potential and human well-being, particularly in the face of adversity.

John has explored the psychological construct of forgiveness to understand well-being and achievement in both youth and adults. He has also explored factors that contribute to success as students’ transition from secondary school to a university. His research integrates educational, developmental, and counseling psychology and uses a variety of investigatory methods.

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All manuscripts should be submitted on the Future Review Submission Portal.

The manuscript should be submitted in two document files. One file should contain the title page with author information. The second file should contain the title page without author information, abstract, main document, references, and tables and figures.

When submitting work to Future Review, authors agree to the following conditions:
1. The submitted manuscript is your own original work.
2. The manuscript has not been previously published, and is not under consideration, in peer review, or in press with another journal.
3. The manuscript may undergo originality checks during the peer-review and production processes.
4. The manuscript contains nothing that is abusive, defamatory, fraudulent, or illegal.
5. The work adheres to the ethical standards of the American Psychological Association.
6. The author is strongly encouraged to present at the annual World Future Forum conference. The next World Future Forum will take place on April 22-23, 2021.

Any author who fails to adhere to the above conditions will be charged with costs which Future Review incurs for their manuscript at the discretion of Future Review’s editors and Concept Schools, and their manuscript will be rejected.Future Review follows the guidelines of the American Psychological Association for determining authorship.

Submission Guidelines:
1. Manuscripts are accepted in English.
2. A typical manuscript will be between 5000 – 8000 words including tables, references, captions, footnotes, and endnotes.
3. Abstracts of approximately 200 words are required for all manuscripts submitted.
4. Each manuscript should have 3 to 5 keywords.
5. The manuscript should follow the conventions of the American Psychological Association Publication Manual 6th Edition:
— Layout
— Content of title page and abstract
— All formatting (e.g. authors’ notes, funding, references, quotations, tables, figures, etc.)
6. Empirical manuscripts should include the following sections: Introduction; Method (with subsections: Participants, Procedure, Measures, Research design); Results; Discussion; References; Appendices.
7. Authors must also incorporate a Disclosure Statement which will acknowledge any financial interest or benefit they have arising from the direct applications of their research.
8. Please provide the highest quality figure format possible. Please be sure that all imported scanned material is scanned at the appropriate resolution: 1200 dpi for line art, 600 dpi for grayscale and 300 dpi for color.
9. Authors must obtain written permission to use any material in their manuscript for which they do not hold the copyright from the copyright owner prior to submission, prior to submission. Authors must appropriately acknowledge they have been given permission to reuse the material. Authors are solely responsible for any fees which the copyright holder may charge for reuse.
10. Authors will be asked to assign the Future Review the copyright of your article using a Publishing agreement. This agreement ensures the integrity, dissemination, and protection against copyright infringement of published articles.


Peer Review Policy: All research articles published in this journal undergo rigorous peer review. The editor conducts an initial screening and then at least two anonymous referees evaluate the submission.

— College Transition and Persistence
— Workforce Skills and Demands
— Next Generation High Schools
— College and Career Outcomes of High Schools
— Academic Preparation for College Readiness
— Student Debt
— Post-High School Challenges
— Technology and Innovation in Education

Types of Articles:
— Empirical Articles
— Literature Reviews
— Theoretical/Conceptual Articles
— Opinions
— Book Reviews
— Brief Reports
— Special Issues


Click below to read the individual articles or view the full issues under the ISSUES section above.

1. Helping Students Pursue Meaningful Work: Identifying Necessary Shifts in Education
2. Career Decision-Making: An Emirati Female Perspective
3. Development and Validation of the Emporium Model Motivation Scale (EMMS)

1. Emotional Intelligence and Patient Interviewing Skills in DPT Students
2. Acquiring Adulthood: Transition Experiences of First-Year Deaf College Students
3. COVID-19 Has Made Public University Community College Partnerships More Important Than Ever
4. Relationship between Executive Functioning, Cognitive Load, Inclusive Teaching Strategies, and Ratings of Teaching Effectiveness

1. Measuring Accessibility of Postsecondary Education and Training for Deaf Individuals: A Proposed Conceptual Framework
2. Predicting Exercise Behaviors of College Students with Disabilities
3. Learning on the Journey: A Humanities Odyssey from Academia to Corporate America and Back
4. Bright Futures: Creating College Opportunities/Programs for Students with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
5. Internet Addiction, Identity Distress, and Depression among Male Adolescents Transitioning to Young Adults: A Qualitative Study

1. Do I Stay or Do I Leave? Factors Influencing Native American College Freshman Retention
2. Assessing Competing and Combining Motives to Learn in College Students: A Self-Determination Theory Approach
3. Preparing for Admittance to and Completion of College
4. Abu’s Lesson
5. Effects of Extracurricular Participation, Delinquency, and Parental Involvement in School on Grades: Structural Covariance Analysis

1. Validity Evidence of the Internal Structure of the DAACS Self-Regulated Learning Survey
2. Anchor and Launching Pad: The Role of a Latino Cultural Center in Latinx College Student Success at a Historically White Institution
3. A Review of Strategies for Enhancing College Freshmen Success and Retention: Lessons in Grit, Mindset, and Resilience


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