WWC review of this study

Information and college access: Evidence from a randomized field experiment (NBER Working Paper No. 18551).

Oreopoulos, P., & Dunn, R. (2012). Retrieved from http://www.nber.org/papers/w18551. Retrieved from: https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED565850

  • Randomized Controlled Trial
     examining 
    975
     Students
    , grades
    9-12

Reviewed: July 2013

At least one finding shows strong evidence of effectiveness
At least one statistically significant positive finding
Meets WWC standards without reservations
Access and enrollment outcomes—Statistically significant positive effects found
Outcome
measure
Comparison Period Sample Intervention
mean
Comparison
mean
Significant? Improvement
    index
Evidence
tier

Educational expectations

Providing Information About College Costs and Returns vs. None

Posttest

High school students;
975 students

0.88

0.82

Yes

 
 
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Evidence Tier rating based solely on this study. This intervention may achieve a higher tier when combined with the full body of evidence.

Characteristics of study sample as reported by study author.


  • Female: 52%
    Male: 48%
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