How to pass query string parameter with ActionLink in MVC

Below is my Razor syntax. I am trying to pass the s.StudentId via query string. The first <div> tag works fine, and I wanted to practice a little bit with ActionLink.

When the page loads in the browser, the links generated are:

1st div: http://localhost:57707/Students/Edit/?_studentId=1
2nd div: http://localhost:57707/Students/Edit?Length=8

What am I doing wrong inside the ActionLink, and why is it defaulting to Length=8?

@foreach (Student s in studentList)
    <div>@s.Email <a href="/Students/Edit/?_studentId=@s.StudentId">Edit</a></div> // Using query string to pass params

    <div>@s.Email @Html.ActionLink("Edit", "Edit", "Students", new { _studentId = s.StudentId })</div>}

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Dustin HopkinsSenior Web DeveloperCommented:
Ok, the number of parameters you are passing(passing the controller) are causing the link to be constructed with your route attribute in the html attribute position. The easiest solution in your case is to add a null parameter to the end, also if you need to assign a css class or other property instead of the null.
@Html.ActionLink("Edit", "Edit", "Students", new { _studentId = s.StudentId }, null)

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Najam UddinCommented:
<div>@s.Email <a href="/Students/Edit/?_studentId=@s.StudentId">Edit</a></div> // Using query string to pass params

Should be

<div>@s.Email <a href="/Students/Edit?_studentId=@s.StudentId">Edit</a></div> // Using query string to pass params

can you post controller method for Edit of student, I think you have a parameter name length over there.
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