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Journal:   JOURNAL OF EDUCATION   FALL 2007 , Volume 23 , Number 3 (91); Page(s) 71 To 101.
 
Paper: 

THE INEQUALITY IN CULTURAL CAPITAL AND ITS IMPACT ON THE PRE-COLLEGE STUDENTS' SUCCESS IN ENTERING THE HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM

 
 
Author(s):  NOUGHANI M.*
 
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Abstract: 
The main purpose of this report is to analyze sociologically factors that may affect students success in entering higher education. The main hypothesis regards cultural capital as a factor that. Increases the probability of success and the score gained in the university entrance exam, although factors such as socio-economic capital and academic history are also present. A sample of 1667 pre-college students at both public and private schools was chosen from among all such students in the province of khorasan. Data were collected using a researcher-made questionnaire. Multiple and logistic regression analyses of the data revealed that along the side of the socio-economic capita, cultural capita has a significant share in the probability of success and the gained score.
 
Keyword(s): INEQUALITY IN CULTURAL CAPITAL, ACADEMIC SUCCESS, STUDENT, HIGHER EDUCATION, PRE-COLLEGE SCHOOL
 
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