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ERIC Number: ED014776
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 38
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Reference Count: 0
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THEY WENT TO COLLEGE--A DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY OF THE CLASS OF 1965.
ASTIN, ALEXANDER W.; PANOS, ROBERT J.
THE RESULTS OF A QUESTIONNAIRE SURVEY OF FRESHMEN AT A NATIONAL SAMPLE OF ACCREDITED FOUR-YEAR COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES IN THE FALL OF 1961, ARE REPORTED. TO COMPENSATE FOR THE POSSIBLE EFFECTS OF BIAS IN THE SAMPLE, THE DATA PRESENTED WAS DIFFERENTIALLY WEIGHTED TO REPRESENT THE DEFINED POPULATION OF THE CLASS OF 1965. INFORMATION ABOUT THE BACKGROUNDS, PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS, EDUCATIONAL AND VOCATIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS, ACTIVITIES, AND CURRENT PLANS OF THE STUDENTS IS PROVIDED IN BOTH WRITTEN AND TABULAR FORM. ALTHOUGH THE PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THE PAPER WAS TO MAKE DESCRIPTIVE DATA AVAILABLE, CERTAIN IMPLICATIONS OF THE DATA ARE ALSO DISCUSSED. THE AUTHORS NOTE THAT SUMMARY TABULATIONS OF DATA, SUCH AS ARE PRESENTED IN THE REPORT, SHOULD BE REGARDED AS PURELY DESCRIPTIVE AND AS POSSIBLE SOURCES FOR HYPOTHESES TO BE TESTED. THIS IS ACE RESEARCH REPORT, VOLUME 2, NUMBER 5, 1967. (SK)
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Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC.
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