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Author(s):College Board
Title:The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Organization:College Board
Short Description:This document outlines a new Compact to build the capacity of the College Board and its members to get low-income students ready for, into, and through college.
Annotation:While the financial barriers to seeking a college education are clear, other challenges are less evident. These obstacles include poor preparation, low expectations, and lack of reliable information about college possibilities and the value of college attendance. This document outlines a new Compact to build the capacity of the College Board and its members to get low-income students ready for, into, and through college.
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Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
Educational Attainment/College Degree Completion
Employment and Workforce Development
Financial Aid
Low-Income Students
National Perspectives
Non-traditional Students
Preparation/College Readiness
Social and Economic Benefits/Economic Development
Student Success
Transition to College

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Finding the right college for you
Financial aid and scholarship information for undocumented students
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
Academic competitiveness grant
The Sallie Mae Fund
Understanding Latino parental involvement in education: Perceptions, expectations, and recommendations
Fighting poverty through incentives and work mandates for young men
Community colleges and rural America: Progress and prospects
Characteristics of minority-serving institutions and minority undergraduates enrolled in these institutions
Education Finance Council
Department of Upward Bound programs: Strategic plan
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1998-99
A profile of the Talent Search program: 1999-2000
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Scholarships
Promoting Full-Time Attendance Among Adults in Community College
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Back to College (Back2College)
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
Strengthening state policies to increase the education and skills of low-wage workers
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
What is Known About the Impact of Financial Aid? Implications for Policy
State higher education finance: 2007
Trends in student aid 2008
NASFAA's cash for college
Engaging Faculty and Staff: An Imperative for Fostering Retention, Advising, and Smart Borrowing
How America pays for college 2009: A national study by Gallup and Sallie Mae
From assets to school outcomes: How finances shape children's perceived possibilities and intentions
Estimating the Social Value of Higher Education: Willingness to Pay for Community and Technical Colleges
2010 Tuition Fees and Financial Aid Report
Economic Returns to Education: What We Know, What We Don’t Know, and Where We Are Going – Some Brief Pointers
Leveraging postsecondary partners to build a college-going culture: Tools for high school-postsecondary partnerships
What do we know about the economic benefits of the GED? A synthesis of evidence from recent research
AMS Scholarships and Fellowships
Career Voyages
College For Every Student
Best practices in student support services: A study of five exemplary sites
College planning resource directory
Beating the odds: The real challenges behind the math achievement gap - and what high-achieving schools can teach us about how to close it
Explaining financial aid
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Panel presentation: More on affordability
A profile of the Ronald McNair postbaccalaureate achievement program: 1999-2000
Facts about college access and affordability
College Board scholarship search
Starfish Initiative
Historic reversals, accelerating resegregation and the need for new integration strategies
Center for native education
Early Head Start and teen parent families: Partnerships for success
Head Start participants, programs, families, and staff in 2005
Child care and development block grant participation in 2005
Child care assistance in 2004: States have fewer funds for child care
Reaching all children? Understanding early care and education participation among immigrant families
Federal Aid First
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Indiana's guide to paying for college
The narrowing gap in New York City teacher qualifications and its implications for student achievement in high-poverty schools
Adventures in education: For parents
2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
Women reap more benefits from higher education, study finds
Scholarship guide
Frequently asked questions
State of college opportunity in Ohio 2005
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Policy recommendations for reauthorization of NCLB and HEA
Tips for finding a college match: Characteristics your child should consider
Who's left behind? Immigrant children in high and low LEP schools
The UW-Madison sixth annual plan 2008 campus forum
Boosters, brokers, and bridges: Real world ideas for college access programs
Feasibility of a student unit record system within the integrated postsecondary education data system
Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanic Americans Website and Secondary School Toolkit - English
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Higher education accountability for student learning
How far behind in math and reading are English Language Learners?
Raising the Bar: Policy Recommendations for high school reform
No Child Left Behind: State report card 2005-2006
A new way on school integration
What every student should know about financial aid
Breaking barriers: A case study of two high performing high schools
Undergraduate students and credit cards 2004: An analysis of usage rates and trends
Graduating with debt: The biggest threat to young American's financial well-being?
Lottery funded merit scholarships: Some lessons from the Florida Bright Futures Scholarship program
After Michigan, what? Next steps for affirmative action
National HIRE network: Resources and assistance: Indiana
Study of the effect of the Talent Search program on secondary and postsecondary outcomes in Florida, Indiana and Texas
State tuition, fees, and financial assistance policies for public colleges and universities, 2005-06
The feasibility of delivering aid for college through the tax system
Ithaca College - Frederick Douglass Academy Partnership
Strategies for success: Six stories of increasing college access
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
Project on student debt.org
Admission possible
Bridges to success
Student financing of undergraduate education 2003-04, with a special analysis of the net price of attendance and federal education tax benefits
Contending with financial inequality
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Foundation for excellent schools
Puente Project
Lumina Foundation focus
Creating options 2006: Financial aid opportunities for individuals with disabilities
Academic pathways to access and student success
Early financial aid commitment: Response to Indiana's education roundtable
Latino achievement in America
State higher education finance: FY 2003
Student aid and postsecondary tax preferences: Limited research exists on the effectiveness of tools to assist students and families through Title IV student aid and tax preferences
Student financing of undergraduate education: 1999-2000
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
What colleges contribute: Institutional aid to full-time undergraduates attending four-year colleges and universities
Public attitudes on higher education
The ABC's of early awareness: A resource guide and toolkit for helping students achieve a higher education
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
The link between high school reform and college access and success for low-income and minority youth
Education Commission of the States: Postsecondary Issues
The student debt dilemma: Debt aversion as a barrier to college access
Early commitment financial aid programs
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Advisory committee on student financial assistance
It's kind of different: Student experiences in two early college high schools
The dream deferred: Increasing the college preparedness of at-risk students
How is school reform tied to increasing college access and success for low income and minority youth
Myths and realities for undocumented students attending U.S. colleges and universities
Higher education reform: Incorporating the needs of foster youth
Improving lives: State and federal programs for low-income adults
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
Foster youth educational attainment: An annotated bibliography of online resources
Under-prepared community college students: Implications of attitudinal and experiential differences
On course for success: A close look at high school courses that prepare students for college
Indiana’s postsecondary indicators: 2004 performance and descriptive indicators
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions