college counseling

An interesting study by Christopher Avery: http://freakonomics.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/09/23/college-counseling-and-the-achievement-gap/

One theme was that low-income, high-achieving students were aware of top name-brand institutions (Ivy League) but not stellar institutions (that probably would have admitted them and offered fi-aid) with a little less household name-brand recognition like Carnegie Mellon, Wesleyan, etc.

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One response to this post.

  1. Posted by glomink on October 12, 2010 at 2:29 am

    yeah.. the stellar institutions need to do a better job at promoting themselves… esp to immigrant kids! haha.

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