Potholes on the Road To College: High School Effects In Shaping Urban Students’ Participation in College Application, Four-Year College Enrollment, and College Match

This article presents on the degree to which college-going indicators in urban high schools are associated with low-income students applying to, enrolling in and attending four-year colleges. Findings indicate that students that are provided substantial guidance through the college application process, attend schools with patterns of and high expectations for college attendance and have high participation in financial aid applications are more likely to apply to, enroll in, and attend four-year colleges that match their qualifications.

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Sociology of Education
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