Parents matter more

From Inside Higher Ed: “Parents matter more than in the past in the college admissions process, according to a survey by EAB, being released today, of 4,848 high school seniors who graduated in 2021. Of those students, 48 percent ranked ‘parental influence’ as one of their top five sources of information on the admissions process. That figure compares to 34 percent in 2019 and 37 percent in 2020. But a report by EAB indicated that not all parents are relied on in the same way. ‘Lower-income students are less likely to rely on parental support than higher-income students, as are Black or Hispanic students compared to Asian or white students,’ the report said.”

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