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Robinson, Jenna Ashley – John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, 2013
To understand and evaluate a university's effectiveness requires a lot of information. But rarely is that information brought together in one place. This report compiles publicly available data about the University of North Carolina system. It illustrates key characteristics of the 16 campuses and how they have changed over the past decade. This…
Descriptors: Universities, State Colleges, Educational History, Enrollment Trends
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NJ1), 2008
This guide is designed to help college-bound student-athletes and their families understand the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) rules for progressing from being a high school athlete to a student-athlete in college. Students are encouraged to work closely with high school counselors, recruiters and college admissions officers to…
Descriptors: Pupil Personnel Services, College Athletics, Eligibility, Athletes
ACT, Inc., 2007
The materials in this College Planning Guide support a 40-50 minute general college planning presentation. It is most effective when delivered to high school juniors (and their parents) in the spring. It can also be used in the fall with seniors or with sophomores and their parents who desire an overview of the college planning process. The…
Descriptors: Planning, Guidelines, High School Students, College Attendance
De La Rosa, Mari Luna; Tierney, William G. – Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis, University of Southern California, 2006
Rather than promote access, college admissions and financial aid processes often create a series of barriers that the poorest student must overcome to get to college. The Center for Higher Education Policy Analysis (CHEPA) of the Rossier School of Education at the University of Southern California directed a three-year research initiative,…
Descriptors: Policy Analysis, Student Financial Aid, College Admission, Interviews
Beckman, James A. – Greenwood Press, 2006
Designed for students, parents, and counselors, this timely work addresses the present state of affirmative action in higher education after the landmark decisions of "Gratz v. Bollinger" and "Grutter v. Bollinger." Informative chapters provide an overall understanding of the history of affirmative action in higher education in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Financial Aid, Black Colleges, Affirmative Action
Kinzie, Jillian; Palmer, Megan; Hayek, John; Hossler, Don; Jacob, Stacy A.; Cummings, Heather – Lumina Foundation for Education, 2004
The college-choice process is complex and affects many high school students, family members and public policy-makers, as well as institutions of higher education. This report provides an overview of the college-choice process for traditional-age students and examines how it has evolved during the last half of the 20th century. Material from the…
Descriptors: Public Policy, College Admission, Family Characteristics, Equal Education
Rodriguez, Rosana; McCollum, Pam; Diaz-Sanchez, Micaela; Romero, Anna Alicia; Montemayor, Aurelio – 2002
This guide provides a family approach to college planning, with the goal of helping Latino students gain college entrance. Part 1 provides basic information about college, including information about how early parents should begin talking with their children about college, how parents can help their children plan for college, ensuring that…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Bound Students, College Entrance Examinations, College Preparation
Witthuhn, Burton O.; And Others – 1997
This book, in a question-and-answer format, poses and discusses 50 questions that high school students who intend to go to college and their parents might ask about preparing for college. Its aim is to help students clarify their goals in applying to college and develop strategies for a college-entry plan. Students are encouraged first to ask what…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Admission, College Applicants, College Bound Students
Eddy/Northeast Health, Troy, NY. – 1995
This brief guide is a planning outline to help migrant students and parents prepare for, choose, and apply to college. The first section, "Thinking About College," offers specific tips for each grade from 9-12; discusses high school graduation requirements and college admission requirements, using Johnston County (North Carolina) schools and the…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Applicants, College Bound Students, College Choice
Wright, Avis L.; Olszewski-Kubilius, Paula – 1993
Intended for gifted students and their parents from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, this monograph provides guidance on preparing for college, including the college search process, college application, and applying for financial aid. Sections of the guide address: (1) self-awareness (the essential starting point); (2) academic awareness…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Applicants, College Bound Students, College Choice
Hodge-Wright, Toni, Comp. – 1992
This book contains vital statistics and other profile information concerning 106 historically black colleges and universities located in the United States and the Virgin Islands. Information includes: school selection and admissions processes; special programs; the minimum grade point average required for freshmen and when majors must be declared;…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Admission Criteria, Black Colleges
Pope, Loren – 1990
This book seeks to help students and parents identify the real virtues of mental and moral growth in a college education, so they can make a satisfactory college selection not based on prestige and size. The book's first chapter, "Twenty Myths That Can Jinx Your College Choice," presents myths about college prestige, geographic location, size,…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Applicants, College Bound Students, College Choice
Dilts, Susan W., Ed.; And Others – 1989
This directory contains profiles of approximately 1,900 four-year accredited baccalaureate-degree-granting institutions in the United States, U.S. territories, and Canada. Introductory information covers the following topics: "What You Need to Know About College Admissions,""Understanding Financial Aid,""Taking Standardized Tests,""The Freshman…
Descriptors: College Admission, College Choice, College Environment, College Freshmen
Greene, Howard; Minton, Robert – 1987
A 12-step plan for investigating colleges and making college choices is presented for college applicants. In addition to information on selective college admissions, the 12 chapters cover the following steps: knowing admission requirements and procedures, determining the student's strengths, following a demanding curriculum, taking advantage of…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Check Lists, College Admission, College Applicants
Winds of Change, 1994
This guide provides college information especially tailored for American Indian and Alaska Native students, their families, and their guidance counselors. The heart of the guide is a unique compilation of 200 colleges and universities selected because they have a supportive American Indian community and graduate a good percentage of their American…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, College Admission, College Choice
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