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ERIC Number: ED408922
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
Pages: 13
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Survey of College Plans of Maryland High Ability Students.
Maryland State Higher Education Commission, Annapolis.
This report notes results of a survey of high-ability students who graduated from a Maryland high school in the spring of 1996. Survey respondents, 56 percent of whom were women, were asked what postsecondary institution they planned to attend; what reasons were most important to their decision; what was their intended academic major; and what financial aid package they were seeking. In text and tables the report summarizes demographic characteristics of respondents; presents data on college choice, noting that nearly 30 percent of students chose a Maryland campus; 54 percent selected an independent out-of-state institution; campuses chosen most frequently include Duke University, Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Stanford University, Princeton University, and Williams College; provides data on intended major for public and private out-of-state and public and private in-state attendees; notes percentage of cost covered by financial aid package by type of institution; and lists, by type of institution, factor ratings for choice of school. Appended to the report is a copy of the survey questionnaire used. (CH)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Higher Education Commission, Annapolis.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland