Home Home
Annotated Bibliography

Author(s):Sallie Mae
Title:2007 Survey of parents of college-bound freshman
Source:http://www.salliemae.com/content/html_emails/pd...
Date:2008
Organization:Sallie Mae
Short Description:These key findings from Sallie Mae's 2007 Survey of Parents of College-bound Freshman indicate that parents—particularly at lower-income levels— all too often begin considering ways to pay for college late in the game, and often consider college to be unaffordable.
Annotation:These key findings from Sallie Mae's 2007 Survey of Parents of College-bound Freshman indicate that parents—particularly at lower-income levels— all too often begin considering ways to pay for college late in the game, and often consider college to be unaffordable. Although most families are aware of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), too many families—particularly those in the highest income bracket—still opt not to file one.
Link: View Full Text

Print Bibliography: HyperLink 

Is this item's link broken? Report Broken Link

Associated Keywords:
Affordability, Tuition and College Costs
College Access
College and Career Planning (for Parents)
College and Career Planning (for Students)
Data
Documents
Financial Aid
Parent/Family Involvement and Community Engagement
Saving for College

Similar Items:
Failing grades? American families and their college savings efforts
Can you spot a scholarship scam? Be a smart consumer
College on credit: How borrowers perceive their education debt
A whole 'nother world: Students navigating community college
Low-income students and college success: More than money
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 (Spanish Version)
Show us the money: Low-income students, families, and financial aid
Indiana's guide to paying for college
Parent expectations and planning for college: Statistical analysis report
Cashing in or cashing out: Tools for measuring the effectiveness and outcomes of financial aid events
2007 Status report on the Pell Grant program
Realizing the college dream (English and Spanish versions)
Guide for parents: Ten steps to prepare your child for college
Straight from the source: What works for first-generation college students
Balancing acts: How high school counselors view risks and opportunities of student loans
A matter of trust: Ten key insights from recent public opinion research on attitudes about education among Hispanic parents
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
Working too hard to make the grade: How fewer work hours and more financial aid can help California community college students succeed
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
Strengthening financial aid policies for low-income working adults
Second to none in attainment, discovery, and innovation: The national agenda for higher education
NASFAA's cash for college
Fulfilling the Commitment: Recommendations for Reforming Federal Student Aid
Promise lost: College-qualified students who don't enroll in college
Fact book bulletin: Latest data confirms a college affordability gap for students from middle- and lower-income families
Education a Tu Alcance (Spanish Version)
Fund Your Future: Counselors' Guide
Black college dollars: 2007-2008 Directory of scholarships for African-American students
State merit aid programs: Responses by Florida community colleges
The Chafee Educational and Training Voucher (ETV) program: Six states experiences
State grant aid and it's effects on students' college choices
Overcoming obstacles, optimizing opportunities: State policies to increase postsecondary attainment for low-skilled adults
What every college access practitioner should know: About sources of funding and other support
Access and persistence: Winter 2006
The student aid gauntlet: Making access to college simple and certain
2003 status report on the Pell grant program
When saving means losing: Weighing the benefits of college-savings plans
Destination university: A guide to college for students and their families (English Version)
Parents are too optimistic about scholarships
Paying back, not giving back: Student debt's negative influence on public service career opportunities
Trip to college
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families (Spanish version)
Making college affordable: A work-book on financial aid, loans, and scholarships for college-bound students and their families
Twenty-first Century Scholars Program
Working their way through college: Student employment and its impact on the college experience
College Board Calculators
Alliance Bernstein College Savings Crunch
Income and financial aid effects on persistence and degree attainment in public colleges
Student debt: Bigger and bigger
It’s all relative: The role of parents in college financing and enrollment
Unequal opportunity: Disparities in college access among the 50 states
Held back: How student aid programs fail working adults
The school to college transition: Challenges and prospects
Socioeconomic status, race/ethnicity, and selective college admissions
ACSFA policy brief: The toolbox and student aid policy
Funding education beyond high school
College is possible
How families of low- and middle-income undergraduates pay for college: Full-time dependent students in 1999-2000
Net price to family for dependent and independent undergraduate students by institutional type/control and parental income quartiles, 2004
At what cost? The price that working students pay for a college education
Affordability of postsecondary education: Equity and adequacy across the 50 states
Paying for college: Changes between 1990 and 2000 for full-time dependent undergraduates
Denied: Community college students lack access to affordable loans
Course-taking patterns and preparation for postsecondary education in California's public university systems among minority youth
Colleges and universities expand efforts to improve access and affordability
Reaching higher with Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana: Focusing on the roll of community colleges
Education Finance Council
Parent primer on career exploration
Fifty states of achieving the dream: State policies to enhance access to community colleges across the United States
College bound? Don't get hooked by misleading financial aid offers
Transfer between community colleges and four-year colleges: The all-American game
Constrained after college: Student loans and early career occupational choices
A college access contract
How to apply for a scholarship: The money is there, but you have to ask for it
Closing educational achievement gaps for Latino/a students in Utah
Higher education, higher cost and higher debt: Paying for college in the future
Student debt and the class of 2005: Average debt by state, sector, and school
Paying for college: A brief look at student financial aid programs
Update: State policies regarding in-state tuition for undocumented students
Wealth mobility and volatility in black and white
Beyond access: Explaining socioeconomic differences in college transfer
Early and often: Designing a comprehensive system of financial aid information
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants
What is the price of college? Total, net, and out of pocket prices in 2007-08
Completing College: Assessing Graduation Rates at Four Year Colleges
Opportunity adrift: Our flagship universities are straying from their public mission
Trends in college pricing 2009
Federal student aid formula: Cost-of-living adjustment could increase aid to a small percentage of students in high-cost areas but could also further complicate aid process
Getting What We Pay For: State Community College Strategies that Low-Income, Lower-Skilled Students
Toward more inclusive college savings plans: Sample state legislation
Engaged for success: Service-learning as a tool for high school dropout prevention
Helping community college students cope with financial emergencies: Lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund financial aid programs
Out before the game begins: Hispanic leaders talk about what's needed to bring more Hispanic youngsters into science, technology and math professions
Career Voyages
The effectiveness of student aid policies: What the research tells us
Finding the right college for you
Federal student aid need analysis: Background and selected simplification issues
What every student should know about financial aid
Federal Pell Grants: Implications of increasing the maximum reward
College grants on a postcard: A proposal for simple and predictable federal student aid
Going to the source: A practical way to simplify the FAFSA
Opening doors to earning credentials: Impressions of community college access and retention from low-wage workers
College affordability for students from low and lower-middle income families
College access and tax credits
Where the scholarships are: How to develop a scholarship strategy
Price isn't the only consideration: Look beyond the cost side of the equation
Federal Student Aid (FSA)
Alabama: Featured facts from the SREB Fact Book on higher education
Financial aid pledges to reduce student debt (list of colleges and universities reducing or eliminating student loans for low-income families)
The Sallie Mae Fund
Best Business Schools
Project on student debt: State by state data
Voces (Voices): A profile of today's Latino college students
Helping families finance college: Improved student loan disclosures and counseling
Forming a college-going community in U.S. public high schools
Project stepping stone: A college preparation program for Hispanic youth
2008-09 EFC (Expected Family Contribution) Formula Guide
College planning resource directory
Indiana's guide to paying for college: Step-by-step tips to help high school seniors apply for financial aid
Window of opportunity: Targeting federal grant aid to students with the lowest incomes
National evaluation of GEAR UP: A summary of the first two years
Debt burden: A comparison of 1992-93 and 1999-2000 bachelor's degree recipients a year after graduating
2003-04 National postsecondary student aid study: Undergraduate financial aid estimates for 2003-04 by type of institution
Basic facts about in-state tuition for undocumented immigrant students
Cultural barriers to incurring debt: An exploration of borrowing and impact on access to postsecondary education
2003 Status report on the federal education loan programs
Public attitudes on higher education
Financial aid: A shared agenda to achieve access and success for under-served students
Debt burden: Repaying student debt
Empty promises: The myth of college access in America
Do grants matter?
Discounting toward disaster: Tuition discounting, college finances, and enrollments of low-income undergraduates
Private scholarships count: Access to higher education and the critical role of the private sector
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
Rhetoric and reality: Effects and consequences of the HOPE scholarship
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?
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
Opening doors: Promoting student success in community college and beyond
Paying for college: The rising cost of higher education
State of decline? Gaps in college access and achievement call for renewed commitment to educating Californians
The challenges of financial aid awareness and college access
Sallie Mae financial aid calculators
Indiana family college savings program
Saving for College Website
Project on student debt.org
Taxing matters
Postsecondary Education English Spanish Glossary
California trends in student aid: 1994-95 to 2003-04
The impact of advice on price: Evidence from research
Impact of student aid program design, operations, and marketing on the formation of family college-going plans and resulting college-going behaviors of potential students
Mortgaging our future: How financial barriers to college undercut America's global competitiveness
Turning college and career planning into family communication
Merit aid and college access
Section 529 state college savings programs
A step toward college success: Assessing attainment among Indiana's Twenty-first Century Scholars
College costs estimator service
Recession, retrenchment, and recovery: State higher education funding and student financial aid
Reclaiming the American dream
On the road to college: Developing mobile and regional outreach services
NDSFA: State financial aid and college access
The future of private loans: Who is borrowing and why?
Georgia's HOPE scholarship and minority and low-income students: Program effects and proposed reforms
Federal Pell Grant program of the Higher Education Act: Background and reauthorization
Talent Development High Schools
Cutting interest rates, lowering student loan debt: An analysis of the congressional proposal to cut student loan interest rates in half
College scholarships for Latino students: Are opportunities being missed?
It's not what you tell them, it's what they hear: College access marketing in your community
Borrowers who drop out: A neglected aspect of the college student loan trend
Preserving access with excellence: Financing for rural community colleges
Access for all? Debating in-state tuition for undocumented alien students
Private loans and choice in financing higher education
No merit in these scholarships
A closer look at the President's proposal for changes in student assistance
The access challenge: Rethinking the causes of the new inequality
College affordability in jeopardy: The rising price of higher education
Debts and decisions: Student loans and their relationship to graduate school and career choice
The role of student loans in college access
Access denied: Restoring the nation’s commitment to equal educational opportunity
Trends in student aid 2005
Addressing student loan repayment burdens: Strengths and weaknesses of the current system
Missed opportunities revisited: New information on students who do not apply for financial aid
Lumina Foundation focus: Dreams detoured: Rising college costs alter plans and threaten futures
Convergence: Trends threatening to narrow college opportunity in America
Reframing the student loan costing debate: The benefits of competition
Equal access to postsecondary education? The case of undocumented immigrant students
Global higher education rankings: Affordability and accessibility in comparative perspective
Easy money: How congress could increase federal student aid funding at no additional cost to taxpayers
The affordability of university education: A perspective from both sides of the 49th parallel
35th Annual survey report on state-sponsored student financial aid: 2003-04 Academic year
What every college access practitioner should know about: Economic diversity in Indiana and U.S. colleges and universities
Going2College.org
Transition matters: Community college to bachelor's degree
The growing imbalance: Recent trends in U.S. postsecondary education finance
Still looking to the future: Voluntary K-12 student integration: A manual for parents, educators, and advocates
Do loans increase college access and choice? Examining the introduction of universal student loans
IBRinfo.org
Adventures in education: For parents
2007-08 Directory of colleges cooperating with the SAT program fee-waiver service
Achievement trap: How America is failing millions of high-achieving students from lower-income families
In-state tuition for undocumented immigrants: States' rights and educational opportunity
SREB states lead the nation in Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs
Student debt and the class of 2006
The CollegeKeys Compact: Getting ready, getting in, and getting through college: Expanding options for low-income students
Green lights and red tape: Improving access to financial aid at California's community colleges
2007 Guide to applying for financial aid and scholarships
Mission: Possible!
Enlace: Engaging Latino communities for education
Financial aid FAQ (frequently asked questions)
Tuition and fees in public higher education in the West
Funding education beyond high school: The guide to federal student aid 2007-2008
Guia de programas federales de ayuda estudiantil 2007-2008 (The guide to federal student aid)
Tips for finding a college match: Characteristics your child should consider
Campus-based student financial aid programs under the higher education act
Student loan forgiveness programs
Pre-K and Latinos: The foundation for America's future
Urban school reform: Achievement and school climate outcomes for the Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP)
AB 540 is a change in the law: Higher education is now more affordable for California's immigrant students
How do I pay for college?
Transfer students: Planning your successful college transfer
Squeeze play 2009: The public's view on college costs today
Willing and Able, But Not Eligible
Trends in college pricing 2008
Trends in student aid 2008
Association of American Indian Affairs (AAIA)
GEAR UP Resources Clearinghouse Homepage
Condition of education 2008
Why 529 college savings plans favor the fortunate
IDA pays: A missing piece of the access puzzle
Hopes & hurdles: California foster youth and college financial aid
Providing effective financial aid assistance to students from foster care and unaccompanied homeless youth
Paying for college: Distinguishing between cost and price
Access and persistence: Fall 2009
Putting money on the table: Information, financial aid, and access to college
States in the Driver's Seat
New England Journal of Higher Education
Sticker shock quiz: How much does college really cost?
Financial aid myths
Actuarial Scholarships for Minority Students
Project Complete
Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid: A Guide for Those Helping Students Prepare for Postsecondary Education
The Student Guide for High School Seniors/College Students
Hispanic Scholarship Fund
Apply to Succeed: Ensuring community college students benefit from need-based financial aid
Student debt and the class of 2007
The impact of increases in Pell Grant awards on college-going among lower income youth: Results from a natural experiment
Campus commons? What faculty, financial officers, and other think about controlling college costs
Economic state of young America
Starting right: A first look at engaging entering students
Achieving college access goals: The relevance of new media in reaching first-generation and low-income teens
College access and success state data
Don't get scammed on your way to college!
Returning to our roots: Student access
Emergency financial aid for community college students: Implementation and early lessons from the Dreamkeepers and Angel Fund programs.
Financial aid letter.com
Cómo pagar por sus estudios universitarios (Financial aid guide)
Squeeze play: How parents and the public look at higher education today
A report on the status of Hispanics in education: Overcoming a history of neglect
Hidden in plain sight: Adult learners forge a new tradition in higher education
Costs, prices, and affordability
Transfer access to elite colleges and universities in the United States: Threading the needle of the American dream
Profile of undergraduates in U.S. postsecondary education institutions: 2003-04, With a special analysis of community college students
California Community Colleges: Making them stronger and more affordable
The debt explosion among college graduates
Inventing Hispanic serving institutions (HSIs): The basics
Policy indicators for higher education WICHE states
Back to school: Federal student aid policy and adult college enrollment
Indiana's 21st century scholars: A new community college system and college prep curriculum are improving the state's position
College access for the working poor: Overcoming burdens to succeed in higher education
Break down the bill: What's it going to cost?
California policy options to accelerate Latino success in higher education
Developing your vision while attending college
Financialaidtips.org
The Student Guide
Fund Your Future: Student Financial Aid Workbook
College Access: Indiana
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2004
Education watch Florida: Key education facts and figures 2006
Breaking the cycle of poverty starts with learning
Institutional Student Profiles Fall 2006 for the State of Alabama
Education watch Alabama: Key education facts and figures 2006
Adventures in education: For college students
Do support services at community colleges encourage success or reproduce disadvantage?
Indiana Chafee Education and Training Voucher (ETV) Program
StateVoucher.org (Education and Training Vouchers)
Top 50 Colleges for African Americans
GoCollege
Pacific Northwest scholarship guide - online
Top 25 colleges for Latinos
Trends in student aid 2007
The family: America's smallest school
Frequently asked questions about college access and success
Student charges and financial aid: 2006-07
The global state of higher education and the rise of private finance
National and state data
Who graduates in California?
Recent participation in formal learning among working-age adults with different levels of education
The costs and benefits of an excellent education for all of America's children
Federal Aid First
Education Finance Council (EFC)'s financial literacy homepage
Reaching higher with affordability (working paper)
How the borrowing process works
Dropout risk factors and exemplary programs: A technical report
Strategic directions in Indiana education
Policies in sync: Appropriations, tuition, and financial aid in higher education
Financial aid resources
Student financing of graduate and first professional education: 1999-2000
What students pay for college: Changes in net price of college attendance between 1992-93 and 1999-2000
First generation college students: A literature review
U.S. Department of Education: The Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning Credit
Fixing the formula: A new approach to determining independent students' ability to pay for college
Educational needs index
Global debt patterns: An international comparison of student loan burdens and repayment conditions
Transitions to college: From theory to practice
State higher education finance: FY 2004
Annotated list of Pathways research, papers, reports, and other publications by focus area
A matter of degrees: Improving graduation rates in four-year colleges and universities
College affordability: Overlooked long-term trends and recent 50 state patterns
Network news: Focus on finance policy, access, and affordability
The burden of borrowing: A report on the rising rates of student debt
Left behind: Unequal opportunity in higher education.
Workforce contingent financial aid: How states link financial aid to employment
Reorienting the HEA reauthorization to reflect what research-based knowledge says about what works
Challenging times, clear choices: An action agenda for college access and success
A deficit of understanding: Confronting the funding crisis in higher education and the threat to low-income and minority access
College access in Indiana and the United States: A 2005 status report
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
Over half of low-income children live with a parent who works regularly
Promising practices: School to career and postsecondary education for foster care youth
Trends in college pricing 2006
The seventh generation: Native students speak about finding the good path
Increasing the achievement of Native American youth at early college high schools
A test of leadership: Charting the future of U.S. higher education
The state of college affordability in Indiana
Bridges to success
Cal-SOAP
College Board online college planning resources
The Princeton Review
FINAID - Family Contribution Estimator
Internet inequalities: Financial aid, the internet, and low-income students
ACT financial aid need estimator
College Goal Sunday
Students.gov
Building toward a better future: A college planning guide for students and their families
Dealing with debt: 1992-93 bachelor's degree recipients 10 years later
Contending with financial inequality
Promise abandoned: How policy choices and institutional practices restrict college opportunity
Documenting the shift to merit
Tuition discounting: Not just a private college practice
Publications by Sean-Michael Green
Creating college opportunity for all: Prepared students and affordable colleges
The art of student retention
Financial aid issues for students from low income families