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Complete Issue, Christopher W. Tremblay, Ed.D, Patrick J. O'Connor Phd Jan 2015

Complete Issue, Christopher W. Tremblay, Ed.D, Patrick J. O'Connor Phd

Journal of College Access

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Guest Perspective: Lumina Foundation, Jamie P. Merisotis Jan 2015

Guest Perspective: Lumina Foundation, Jamie P. Merisotis

Journal of College Access

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Guest Perspective: Preparation Gaps, Mandy Savitz-Romer Jan 2015

Guest Perspective: Preparation Gaps, Mandy Savitz-Romer

Journal of College Access

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Increasing Access To Postsecondary Education For Students With Intellectual Disabilities, Amy L. Cook, Laura A. Hayden, Felicia Wilczenski, Timothy A. Poynton Jan 2015

Increasing Access To Postsecondary Education For Students With Intellectual Disabilities, Amy L. Cook, Laura A. Hayden, Felicia Wilczenski, Timothy A. Poynton

Journal of College Access

Students with intellectual disabilities (ID) are increasingly seeking postsecondary education (PSE) opportunities. High school to college transition presents its challenges for all students, and school counselors are uniquely positioned to assist students with ID throughout the PSE process. This article provides a review of the literature on PSE and specifically explores the different types of PSE programming available and strategies high school counselors can employ to effectively assist students with ID in PSE planning.


Advisor And Student Experiences Of Summer Support For College-Intending, Low-Income High School Graduates, Karen D. Arnold, Alexandra Chewning, Benjamin Castleman, Lindsay Page Jan 2015

Advisor And Student Experiences Of Summer Support For College-Intending, Low-Income High School Graduates, Karen D. Arnold, Alexandra Chewning, Benjamin Castleman, Lindsay Page

Journal of College Access

Summer melt occurs when students who have been accepted to college and intend to enroll fail to matriculate in college in the fall semester after high school. A high rate of summer melt contributes to the lower postsecondary attainment rates of low-income students, in particular. This article presents qualitative findings from two interventions intended to reduce summer melt among low-income, urban high school graduates who had been accepted to college and indicated their intention to enroll. Results from student and counselor surveys, interviews, and focus groups point to a web of personal and contextual factors that collectively influence students’ college ...