Regarding the effect of having a high school transition plan specifying postsecondary accommodations and supports versus not having those types of supports specified, before propensity score weighting, the SMDs for three covariates in the 2-year college
sample model were above the WWC cutoff, as were three SMDs in the 4-year college sample model and three SMDs in the CTE school sample (Table 2).
For instance, students at for-profits and 2-year colleges
tend to come from lower-income backgrounds, tend to earn less after graduation, and have weaker academic backgrounds compared to other students.
A single exception existed on the Learning Activities subscale, detecting a statistically significant relationship for providers holding a 2-year college
Students may choose to take the Principles of Economics course sequence at a 2-year college
for financial reasons or they may behave strategically, believing their chances of passing or receiving a higher grade at community colleges are greater.
With President Obama's increased focus on community colleges and on increasing student completion rates, and in accordance with its mission, the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is leading advancement of the next phase of the 2-year college
evolution with the launch of its two-phase 21st-Century Initiative.
Two-year college writing center directors, peer and professional tutors, and the writers who visit 2-year college
writing centers are encouraged to present.
As recently as 2003, only 9 percent of police departments nationally required a 2-year college
degree and 1 percent a 4-year degree.
Gaps were even larger between students who started out in a 2-year college
with the intention of transferring to a 4-year college later.
His study is notable not only because it expands what is known about Native American learners on campus, but also because he conducted his research with 2-year college
students and therefore advances the ongoing discussion about counseling effectiveness at community colleges.
More than half the participants (58%) were women, 88% were white, 52% had at least a 2-year college
degree, and 55% were married.
Participants reported a wide range of educational experience, including: High School/GED (n = 3, 3.1 percent), Some College (n = 29, 30.2 percent), 2-Year College
Degree (n = 22, 22.9 percent), 4-Year College Degree (n = 13, 13.5 percent), Master's Degree (n = 28, 29.2 percent), and Professional Degree (n = l, 1.0 percent).
Among public 2-year college
faculty, who represented in fall 1998 18% of all full-time and 44% of all part-time faculty (National Center for Education Statistics [NCES], 2001, p.
The secondary goal was to examine differences on several occupational (i.e., career interests, career self-efficacy, and career consideration) and educational (i.e., interest, self-efficacy, and consideration for three academic training programs: 2-year college
, 4-year college or university, and graduate or professional schools) variables based on having a mentor, having a same-sex mentor, having a mentor with the same ethnic background, and participants' gender.
Plans After High School Response FFA (1) Alger (2) 4-year College 62% 58% 2-Year College
14% 16% Tech School 10% 10% Get a Job 9% 29% Armed Forces 5% 8% Other 1% 32%
Of the assistance received from DBS, the most frequently reported types of assistance received were diagnosis and evaluation (28% for 2-year college
and 22.9% for 4-year college), college/university training (18%, 18.6%), and counseling and guidance (24%,24.3%).