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Author(s):Pathways to College Network
Title:Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Source:http://www.pathwaystocollege.net/pdf/FAQs.pdf
Date:2007
Organization:Pathways to College Network
Short Description:This brief answers the questions: What is the achievement gap and how serious is it? Is college the best option for all students? If not, why prepare all students for college? Can we afford to send everyone to college? What prevents students from going to college? Why do so many students who begin college leave without a degree? How does financial aid impact decisions about college? What is an underserved student? When should students begin preparing for college? And what is meant by a college-going culture?
Annotation:This brief answers the questions: What is the achievement gap and how serious is it? Is college the best option for all students? If not, why prepare all students for college? Can we afford to send everyone to college? What prevents students from going to college? Why do so many students who begin college leave without a degree? How does financial aid impact decisions about college? What is an underserved student? When should students begin preparing for college? And what is meant by a college-going culture?
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