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ERIC Number: ED544773
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
WWC Review of the Report "Expanding College Opportunities for High-Achieving, Low Income Students." What Works Clearinghouse Single Study Review
What Works Clearinghouse
Do low-income, high-achieving high school seniors benefit from receiving assistance with the college application process? Based on student surveys, a recent study found that providing application guidance, cost information, and fee waivers had a positive impact on postsecondary application submissions and enrollment outcomes. This study meets WWC evidence standards with reservations due to the large number of students from the original sample who did not complete the survey. [The following study is the focus of this "Single Study Review:" Hoxby, C., & Turner, S. (2013). "Expanding college opportunities for high-achieving, low income students." Stanford, CA: Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. Retrieved from] Appended are: (1) Study Details; (2) Outcome measures for each domain; and (3) Study findings for each domain. A glossary of terms is included.
What Works Clearinghouse. P.O. Box 2393, Princeton, NJ 08543-2393. Tel: 866-503-6114; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: What Works Clearinghouse (ED)
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: ACT Assessment; SAT (College Admission Test)
IES Funded: Yes