Academic Undermatching of High-Achieving Minority Students: Evidence from Race-Neutral and Holistic Admissions Policies

College is a pathway to social mobility in the United States. Yet too often high-achieving students from low-income and minorities families fail to apply to selective postsecondary institutions. Our study examines the extent to which academic undermatching occurs among high-achieving minority studen...

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Volume: 105
Main Author: Sandra E. Black
Kalena E. Cortes
Jane Arnold Lincove
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: American Economic Association 01.05.2015
published in: The American economic review Vol. 105; no. 5; pp. 604 - 610
Data of publication: 20150501
ISSN: 0002-8282
EISSN: 1944-7981
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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