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EWA Research Brief: What Studies Say About College Readiness

This brief from the Education Writers Association looks at nearly three dozen studies about college readiness to answer four critical questions for journalists:

  • What does “college readiness” mean?
  • Is “college ready” the same as “college and career ready”?
  • What academic knowledge and skills are most critical to success in college? and
  • What other factors—besides being skilled and reading, writing, math and research—are most critical to success in college?