ERIC Number: EJ486688
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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Buying and Selling Higher Education: The Social Construction of the College Applicant.
McDonough, Patricia M.
Journal of Higher Education, v65 n4 p427-46 Jul-Aug 1994
Drawing on fieldwork, interviews, and literature reviews, trends in college admissions are examined, including increased competition, higher admissions standards, and growth in admissions management services. Focus is then placed on the role of private admissions counselors in providing knowledge, attention, management of college choice, and adjustment of unreasonable aspirations. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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