This study is testing the effectiveness of text messages as an approach to advise GEAR UP students as they transition to and study in their first year of college.
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Study of Enhanced College Advising in Upward Bound
This study is investigating whether using a set of promising strategies for advising students leads to desirable college-going outcomes for Upward Bound students.
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helped raise the math and reading test scores of elementary students by 4 to 10 percentile points.