Home Home
Annotated Bibliography

Author(s):National Center for Education Statistics
Title:Getting ready to pay for college: What students and their parents know about the cost of college tuition and what they are doing to find out
Short Description:Uses data from the Parent and Youth Surveys of the 1999 National Household Education Surveys Program to investigate how much college-bound students know about the cost of attending college.
Annotation:This report uses data from the Parent and Youth Surveys of the 1999 National Household Education Surveys Program to investigate how much college-bound students know about the cost of attending college. In addition, the relationships between their knowledge of college costs and actions they have taken to prepare for college are examined.
Link: View Full Text

Print Bibliography: HyperLink 

Is this item's link broken? Report Broken Link

Associated Keywords:
Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
Preparation/College Readiness

Similar Items:
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Finding the right college for you
Completing College: Assessing Graduation Rates at Four Year Colleges
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Seizing the Measurement Moment
The promise and practice of employer educational assistance programs: 2004 State of the field strategies and trends
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
NCHEMS information center
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
Higher education: Tuition continues to rise, but patterns vary by institution type, enrollment, and educational expenditures
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Condition of education 2008
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Given half a chance: The Schott 50 state report on public education and black males
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
2008-09 EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide
Student Aid Simplification: Looking Back and Looking Ahead
Getting What We Pay For: State Community College Strategies that Low-Income, Lower-Skilled Students
Low-income students and college success: More than money
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
Are teachers prepared for racially diverse schools? Teachers describe their preparation, resources, and practices for racially diverse schools
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Condition of education 2007
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
Tips for finding a college match: Characteristics your child should consider
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
Student debt and the class of 2006
Beyond myths: The growth and diversity of Asian American college freshmen: 1971-2005
Early intervention program and college partnerships
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Career Voyages
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states experiences
How does the United States stack up? International comparisons of academic achievement
Making opportunity affordable: Reinvesting in college access and success
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
How do I pay for college?
The economic promise of investing in high-quality preschool: Using early education to improve economic growth and the fiscal sustainability of states and the nation
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Life after high school: Young people talk about their hopes and prospects
Measuring up 2006 state report card on education: Indiana
Measuring up 2006
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
Questions that matter: Setting the research agenda on access and success in postsecondary education
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
College knowledge: What Latino parents need to know and why they don't know it
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
Do grants matter?
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
The policy of choice: Expanding student options in higher education
What we know about access and success in postsecondary education: Informing Lumina Foundation's strategic direction
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
USA Funds
Trends in student aid 2005
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
Access to the most selective private colleges by high-ability, low-income students: Are they out there?
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
Paying for persistence: Early results of a Louisiana scholarship program for low-income parents attending community college
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
College access: Results from a survey of low-income teens and parents
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Taxing matters
Urban school reform: Achievement and school climate outcomes for the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP)
Improving educational opportunties for students who work
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
What every student should know about financial aid
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
Educational vouchers for universal preschools
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
Breaking through the barriers to college: Empowering low-income communities, schools, and families for college opportunity and student financial aid
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (Spanish Version)
Paving the way to postsecondary education: K-12 intervention programs for underrepresented youth
Hitting home: Quality, cost, and access challenges confronting higher education today
No way out: Student loans, financial distress, and the need for policy reform
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
National Center for College Costs
An exploration of what we know about the formation and impact of perceptions of college prices, student aid, and the affordability of college-going and a prospectus for future research
Trends in college pricing 2006
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Achivement and attainment in Chicago charter schools
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
New England Journal of Higher Education
Sticker shock quiz: How much does college really cost?
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
What are they and how do I use them? Strategies and tools to increase and improve filing of the federal Hope and Lifetime Learning education tax credits by low-income filers
Race matters: Unequal opportunities in education
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
An Overview of Tax Benefits for Higher Education Expenses
The challenge to the states: Preserving college access and affordability in a time of crisis
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and other think about controlling college costs
Rising Tuition and Enrollment in Public Higher Education
The impacts of regular Upward Bound: Results from the third follow-up data collection
Upward Bound Math-Science: Program description and interim impact estimates
The learning communities demonstration: Rationale, sites, and research design
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
College access and success state data
NASFAA's cash for college
Fulfilling the Commitment: Recommendations for Reforming Federal Student Aid
Trends in student aid 2007
The study of economic, informational, and cultural barriers to community college student transfer access at selective institutions: National estimates of transfer access and baccalaureate degree attainment at four-year colleges and universities
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Financing asset building and financial education programs for youth transitioning out of foster care
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
College readiness: Helping all students access and succeed in higher education
A college access contract
Orphan Foundation of America
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
The 4th annual AP report to the nation
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
College planning resource directory
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
What We Must Do To Create a System That Prepares Students for College Success