Education Reference Guide: Pursuing Higher Education, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429835249
  • ISBN-13: 9781429835244
  • DDC: 378
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 74 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Education Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various educational topics. This volume offers an introduction to a variety of factors that influence a student's access to higher education and his or her level of achievement throughout college. The essays first examine the preparatory programs, admissions policies, and recruitment processes that affect general admission to post-secondary education programs. The volume then explores the factors that often impact student success at the college and university level.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Access to Higher Education.
2: Admissions Policies.
3: Alternative College Prep Programs.
4: College Placement Counseling.
5: College & University Student Recruitment.
6: College Entrance Exams.
7: Underprepared College Students.
8: College Housing.
9: Community College Education.
10: Vocational Education.