Delayed enrollment and College Plans: is There a Postponement Penalty?

@article{Niu2013DelayedEA,
  title={Delayed enrollment and College Plans: is There a Postponement Penalty?},
  author={Sunny Xinchun Niu and Marta Tienda},
  journal={The Journal of higher education},
  year={2013},
  volume={84 1},
  pages={1-26}
}
Using a representative longitudinal survey of Texas high school seniors who graduated in 2002, we investigate how college postponement is associated with four-year college expectations and attendance-focusing both on the length of delay and the pathway to the postsecondary system. Like prior studies, we show that family background and student academic achievement explains the negative association between delay and college expectations and that these factors, along with two-year college entry… CONTINUE READING

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