Counselors, Information, and High School College-Going Culture: Inequalities in the College Application Process

  title={Counselors, Information, and High School College-Going Culture: Inequalities in the College Application Process},
  author={Karen Jeong Robinson and Josipa Roksa},
  journal={Research in Higher Education},
While socioeconomic inequality in postsecondary outcomes is well documented, limited research explores the extent to which seeing a high school counselor can help to reduce inequality in college destinations. In particular, previous research rarely considers the high school context in which counselors and students interact as well as the other sources of social and cultural capital available to students. Using the Educational Longitudinal Study (ELS: 2002), we find that seeing a counselor plays… Expand
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