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Title:  Statistics in Brief: Making the Cut: Who Meets Highly Selective College Entrance Criteria?
Description: Using NELS:88 student, teacher, and transcript data, this report examines how well college-bound seniors meet specific college entrance requirements (e.g., 3.5 GPA or higher; 1100 combined SAT score; combined coursework - 4 English, 3 math, 3 science, 3 social studies, 2 foreign language; high teacher expectations; and participation in extracurricular activities).
Online Availability:
Cover Date: April 1995
Web Release: April 24, 1995
Print Release:
Publication #: NCES 95732
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Type of Product: Statistics in Brief
Survey/Program Areas: High School Transcript Studies (HST)
National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 (NELS:88)
Questions: For questions about the content of this Statistics in Brief, please contact:
Elise Christopher.