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ERIC Number: ED544311
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
WWC Review of the Report "Late Interventions Matter Too: The Case of College Coaching New Hampshire." What Works Clearinghouse Single Study Review
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The study examined whether providing college application coaching to high school seniors increased postsecondary enrollment. The program was aimed at students whom school counselors believed were on the verge of not applying to college, despite having tenth-grade test scores that were high enough to warrant applying.The research described in this report meets WWC evidence standards without reservations. Strengths: The study is a well implemented randomized controlled trial. Appended are: (1) Study details; (2) Outcome measures for each domain; (3) Study findings for each domain; and (4) Supplemental findings by domain. A glossary of terms is also included. [The following study is the focus of this "Review": Carrell, S., & Sacerdote, B. (2013). "Late interventions matter too: The case of college coaching New Hampshire" (NBER Working Paper 19031). Cambridge, MA: National Bureau of Economic Research. Retrieved from] (Contains 2 endnotes.)
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: What Works Clearinghouse (ED)
Identifiers - Location: New Hampshire
IES Funded: Yes