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Student and Parent Attitudes Toward College and Admissions
Read new research on student and parent views on their readiness for college, the value of college, and the college admissions process.
Updated Evidence on Changes in College Applications, Admissions, and Enrollments (Fall 2022)
This research brief provides updated evidence from ARC on fall 2022 applications, admissions, and enrollment trends as well as new evidence on students’ test score disclosure decisions.
The Education Pays report documents differences in the earnings and employment patterns of U.S. adults with different levels of education. It also examines the persistent disparities across different socioeconomic groups in college participation and completion.
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