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Title Innovations in improving access to higher education / Barbara Schneider, Justina Judy, issue editors
Published San Francisco, CA : Wiley Subscription Services, Inc., a Wiley Company, at Jossey-Bass, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (119 pages) : illustrations
Series New directions for youth development, 1533-8916 ; no. 140
New directions for youth development ; no. 140
Contents Pathways to college and STEM careers : enhancing the high school experience / Barbara Schneider, Michael Broda, Justina Judy, Kri Burkander -- Research into practice : postsecondary success in the Chicago Public Schools / David W. Johnson, Eliza Moeller, Mathew Holsapple -- Lessons learned from a data-driven college access program : the National College Advising Corps / Eileen L. Horng, Brent J. Evans, anthony l. antonio, Jesse D. Foster, Hoori S. Kalamkarian, Nicole F. Hurd, Eric P. Bettinger -- The not-so-lazy days of summer : experimental interventions to increase college entry among low-income high school graduates / Benjamin L. Castleman, Lindsay C. Page -- Is traditional financial aid too little, too late to help youth succeed in college? : an introduction to The Degree Project promise scholarship experiment / Douglas N. Harris
Summary Gaining an understanding about the barriers in transitioning from high school to college is crucial to improving college access and matriculation-particularly for low-income families and first-generation college-goers. These obstacles include many factors, such as: Lack of access to resources at home or schoolNot having a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum or not taking advantage of these coursesMisperceptions about the college-going process. This volume introduces innovative and effective ways to ease the transition process. One essential quest
Notes "Winter 2013."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject College preparation programs -- Research -- United States.
Counseling in secondary education -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Judy, Justina, editor
Schneider, Barbara L., editor
ISBN 1118872487 (electronic bk.)
9781118872482 (electronic bk.)