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ERIC Number: EJ1100151
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1096-2409
Are School Counselors Impacting Underrepresented Students' Thinking about Postsecondary Education? A Nationally Representative Study
Cholewa, Blaire; Burkhardt, Christina K.; Hull, Michael F.
Professional School Counseling, v19 n1 p144-154 2015-2016
Using the HSLS:09 [High School Longitudinal Study of 2009] data set and social capital theory as a framework, the authors examined which student and school characteristics predicted students' identification of their school counselor as the person who had the most influence in their thinking about postsecondary education (N = 3,239,560). Results indicated that African American, first-generation, and private school students were more likely to name their counselor as having had the greatest influence. The article discusses future research and implications for policy, practice and training.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Higher Education; High Schools; Secondary Education; Grade 11
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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