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Tacket, Wendy L.; Pasatta, Kelley; Pauken, Evan – Journal of College Access, 2018
The Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University explained, "Across the country, 10- 40% of seemingly college-intending students, particularly those from low-income backgrounds, fail to enroll in college the fall after graduation. This phenomenon is known as "summer melt" (Castleman, Page, and Snowdon, 2013). In order…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, At Risk Students, College Attendance, Low Income Groups
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Cantor, Mary; Mustafa, Mariam; Rivers, Asia; Castillo, Paola; Salas, Liliana – Journal of College Access, 2018
This primer presents "the most up-to-date evidence on the current state of affairs in higher education." Although a number of studies are cited throughout the rest of the publication, the introduction focuses on a longitudinal study conducted by The National Center for Education Statistics. The study began in 2002, when the students were…
Descriptors: Research Reports, Longitudinal Studies, College Graduates, Graduate Surveys
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Martinez, Nicole – Journal of College Access, 2018
A recent collaboration between the professional organization of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), with support from research partner Hobsons, resulted in a November 2016 report which seeks to examine college perceptions of dual enrollment as an enrollment management initiative. According to AACRAO,…
Descriptors: Criticism, Dual Enrollment, Enrollment Management, Qualitative Research
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Pineda, Lizbeth; Drummond, Rachel – Journal of College Access, 2018
The "Moving on Up? What Groundbreaking Study Tells Us About Access, Success, and Mobility in Higher Ed" report by Stephen Burd seeks to raise awareness of the data published in a paper, "Mobility Report Cards: The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility." This paper was released at the same time that Donald Trump began…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Academic Achievement, Social Mobility, Outcomes of Education
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Havlik, Stacey A; Sanders, Carrie; Wilson, Emma – Journal of College Access, 2018
This article describes the unique college and career preparation challenges faced by students experiencing homelessness (SEH), framed using a Social Cognitive Career Theory (SCCT) lens. The experience of homelessness presents barriers for secondary students, which can impact their college self-efficacy, outcome expectations of attending and…
Descriptors: Homeless People, College Readiness, Career Readiness, Social Cognition
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Custer, Bradley D. – Journal of College Access, 2018
Student affairs professionals are concerned about the access and success of diverse groups of students in U.S. higher education, but systematic barriers continue to confront one understudied population of college students. Justice-involved people--those who have experienced the criminal justice system--face unique challenges on our campuses but…
Descriptors: Barriers, College Students, Delinquency, Crime
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Saenz, Victor B.; Drake, Anna P.; Garcia-Louis, Claudia; Ryu, Wonsun J.; Ponjuan, Luis – Journal of College Access, 2018
This study examined the influence of participation in school and extracurricular activities on Latino males' intention to pursue a bachelor's degree in relation to their Latina peers. Using nationally representative High School Longitudinal Study data from 2012, researchers developed two factors and three dichotomous variables focused on academic,…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Gender Differences, Males, Extracurricular Activities
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Wambu, Grace; Hutchison, Brian; Pietrantoni, Zachary – Journal of College Access, 2017
The number of African immigrant youth in American classrooms is on the rise. School counselors are uniquely positioned to help these students to be college and career ready. Using the Social Cognitive Career Theory framework, this article aims to address the unique career development needs, college and career access challenges faced by African…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Career Choice, Access to Education, Career Development
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McMahon, George; Griffith, Catherine; Mariani, Melissa; Zyromski, Brett – Journal of College Access, 2017
Recent demands from educators and policymakers require school counselors to ensure that students are college and career ready. In this 10-year content analysis of peer-reviewed research, investigators sought to review and describe the available intervention research designed to improve post-secondary success. Ten (n = 10) articles published…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Research, Intervention, College Readiness
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Christian, David; Lawrence, Amy; Dampman, Nicole – Journal of College Access, 2017
High school counselors play a key role in increasing students' access to college. With increasing student-to-counselor ratios as well as demands on their time, school counselors often lack the ability to provide adequate college counseling. In this article, we explored how school counselors can use educational technology, specifically the online…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, High Schools
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Sharma, Gitima; Kim, Jungnam; Bryan, Julia – Journal of College Access, 2017
Using the 2002 Educational Longitudinal Study database, the authors examined the different types of purpose orientations amongst a nationally representative sample of adolescents and the effect of these purpose orientations on high school graduates' college application decisions. Results indicated four types of purpose orientations: career,…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, College Applicants, Decision Making, Goal Orientation
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Shi, Qi – Journal of College Access, 2017
Using data from the Educational Longitudinal Study: 2002, the present study examined the effects of demographic variables, high school math course-taking and high school GPA on ELL students' STEM course-taking, achievement and attainment in college. Regression analysis showed female ELL students were more likely to take more STEM courses and get…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Grade Point Average, High School Students, English Language Learners
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Pulliam, Nicole; Ieva, Kara P.; Burlew, Larry – Journal of College Access, 2017
This study was an investigation of the predictive value of perceived career barriers and career decision self-efficacy on the certainty of initial career choice among low-income pre-freshman college students, an under-studied college population with respect to career development (Winograd & Shick Tryon, 2009). The moderating effects of certain…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, First Generation College Students, Low Income Students, Career Choice
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DeBaun, Bill; Melnick, Sara; Morgan, Elizabeth – Journal of College Access, 2016
This report, the first of an annual series, establishes meaningful metrics about the outcomes of students served by college access and success programs. Using data collected from 24 college access programs, enrollment and graduation rates for the high school classes of 2007, 2008, and 2009 and an enrollment rate for the high school class of 2013…
Descriptors: College Students, Graduation Rate, Achievement Gap, Access to Education
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Gross, Jacob P. K.; Bell, Angela D.; Berry, Matthew – Journal of College Access, 2016
Despite increased attention paid to the advent and development of state merit scholarship policies (such as Georgia's Helping Outstanding Pupils Educationally) and some evidence that suggests differences in scholarship retention by socioeconomic status or other student characteristics, little empirical work has explored factors affecting…
Descriptors: Merit Scholarships, State Aid, State Programs, Predictor Variables
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