Domestic Public Policy

Developing and Evaluating a College Application and Planning Course in Michigan

Grant Year: 2017

Joshua Hyman will examine whether providing students with more information about post-secondary school options as well as the application and financial aid processes can increase student success in post-secondary school. He will randomly assign students to a semester-long course for high school seniors that will help them better understand the college application and enrollment process as well as the requirements for applying for financial aid, in order to measure whether participating in the class had an effect on college application, enrollment, and student performance during the first year after high school graduation. The project’s findings will appear in a report and a series of papers.

University of Connecticut Domestic Public Policy