The article describes the results of the empirical research, which aim was to
identify features of the volitional regulation changes, when students pass from
the first year of studies to the second year. First and second year students of
various faculties were involved in the research (n=481). Techniques: “A formalized
modification of Dembo—Rubinstein self-esteem technique”, V.A Ivannikov, E.V.
Eydman; “Scale of action control in planning” J. Kuhl (NAKEMR-90) in adaptation
of S.A. Shapkin; “Questionnaire for detection of self-control in emotional sphere,
activity and behavior” G.S. Nikiforov, V.K. Vasilyev and S.V. Frisov; Purpose-in-
Life Test in adaptation of D.A. Leontiev. When students pass from the first to the
second year of studies, they show some changes: the indices of volitional regulation
grow. However, the nature of changes varies for groups of students with different
individual features and for male student and female student groups.
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The article presents results of the comparative analysis of the features in volitional regulation and motivational-meaningful sphere of personality of students from 1 and 5th courses of different faculties Lomonosov Moscow State University (n=443). According to results of using techniques the age, gender and individual differences were established. The link between indicators of volitional regulation and characteristics of motivational-meaningful sphere of student’s personality was established.