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Engberg, Mark E.; Allen, Daniel J. – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2010
The purpose of this study is to examine resource allocation patterns and the predictive power of these resources in increasing the likelihood of four-year college enrollment among academically qualified, low-income students. Using data from the Educational Longitudinal Study, college choice decision-making is conceptualized in relation to an…
Descriptors: College Choice, College Attendance, Enrollment, Resource Allocation
Luo, Jiali; Jamieson-Drake, David – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2005
Using a typological schema derived from freshman survey data and other empirical measures, this study examines the link between students' traits upon entry to college and their college academic performance and skill development in various areas as measured at the exit point. The findings indicate the typological schema is predictive of student…
Descriptors: Institutional Mission, Student Interests, Skill Development, Institutional Characteristics