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  • 2010204: Getting Ready for College: Financial Concerns and Preparation Among the High School Senior Class of 2003-04
    • Full PDF PDF File (434KB)
    • Introduction
    • Individual Tables
      • Table 1 Among high school seniors who planned to attend 2- or 4-year postsecondary institutions after high school, percentage rating college expenses and the availability of financial aid as very important in choosing an institution to attend, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 2 Among high school seniors from the 2002 sophomore cohort who planned to attend 2- or 4-year postsecondary institutions after high school, percentage whose parents reported in 2002 that college expenses and the availability of financial aid were very important in choosing an institution, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 3 Among high school seniors from the 2002 sophomore cohort who planned to attend 4-year postsecondary institutions after high school, percentage whose parents reported in 2002 that they had made various financial preparations for their children’s future education, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 4 Among high school seniors from the 2002 sophomore cohort who planned to attend 2-year postsecondary institutions after high Table 4.—school, percentage whose parents reported in 2002 that they had made various financial preparations for their children’s future education, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 5 Among 2004 high school seniors who had applied to college by 2006, percentage who applied for financial aid, and among those who did not apply, percentage who reported various reasons for not doing so, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2006
    • Glossary
    • Technical Notes
  • 2010203: The High School Senior Class of 2003-04: Steps Toward Postsecondary Enrollment
    • Full PDF PDF File (404KB)
    • Introduction
    • Individual Tables
      • Table 1 Percentage of high school seniors who took or planned to take college entrance examinations, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 2 Among high school seniors who took or planned to take the College Board Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) or American College Test (ACT), percentage who took or planned to take various steps to prepare for these tests, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 3 Among high school seniors who planned to continue their education after high school, percentage who went to various sources for information on college entrance requirements, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 4 Among high school seniors who planned to continue their education after high school, percentage who applied to one or more postsecondary institutions while in high school, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 5 Percentage of 2004 high school seniors who had applied to a postsecondary institution by 2006, and of these students, percentage who applied at specified times, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2006
      • Table 6 Among 2004 high school seniors who had applied to a postsecondary institution by 2006, percentage distribution of level of institution applied to and the highest selectivity of 4-year institution applied to, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2006
    • Glossary
    • Technical Notes
  • 2010170rev: Postsecondary Expectations and Plans for the High School Senior Class of 2003-04
    • Errata Sheet PDF File (84KB)
    • Full PDF PDF File (333KB)
    • Introduction
    • Individual Tables
      • Table 1 Percentage of high school seniors who expected to attain various levels of education, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 2 Percentage of high school seniors whose parents expected them to attain various levels of education, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 3 Percentage of high school seniors who planned to continue their education after high school, and the percentage who planned to attend various types of institutions after high school, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 4 Among high school seniors who planned to continue their education after high school, percentage planning to attend postsecondary education at various times, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 5 Among high school seniors who did not plan to continue their education right after high school, percentage who reported various reasons for not planning to do so, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 6 Percentage of high school seniors who discussed going to college with their parents, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 7 Percentage of high school seniors who reported that various people thought that attending college was the most important thing to do right after high school, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 8 Percentage of high school seniors who reported that most or all of their friends planned to attend a 4- or 2-year institution after high school, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
    • Glossary
    • Technical Notes
  • 2010169: Academic Preparation for College in the High School Senior Class of 2003-04
    • Full PDF PDF File (302KB)
    • Introduction
    • Individual Tables
      • Table 1 Average total number of course credits that high school seniors earned in various academic subjects, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 2 Percentage distribution of high school seniors, by highest mathematics course taken and selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 3 Percentage distribution of high school seniors, by highest science course taken and selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 4 Percentage of high school seniors who took at least one Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) course in various subjects, average total number of course credits earned in AP/IB courses, and the percentage who took or planned to take AP tests in high school, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 5 Percentage of high school seniors who completed high-level academic coursework, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 6 Percentage of high school seniors who earned a 3.0 or higher grade point average (GPA) in high school, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 7 Percentage of high school seniors who demonstrated proficiency in specific mathematics knowledge and skills, by selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 8 Percentage distribution of high school seniors, by high school completion status and selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2004
      • Table 9 Percentage of 2004 high school seniors taking remedial courses in postsecondary education, by the type of institution students first attended and selected student, family, and high school characteristics: 2006
    • Glossary
    • Technical Notes

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