Can Admissions Percent Plans Lead to Better Collegiate Fit for Minority Students?

Why do so many students mismatch when choosing a college? A plausible hypothesis is a lack of information about the likelihood of admission. This study contributes to the literature on mismatch by testing whether public university automatic admissions policies mitigate academic undermatch and promot...

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Volume: 106
Main Author: Kalena E. Cortes
Jane Arnold Lincove
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: American Economic Association 01.05.2016
published in: The American economic review Vol. 106; no. 5; pp. 348 - 354
Data of publication: 20160501
ISSN: 0002-8282
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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