Resources

Reports


Featured Publications

  • Launching the Mission Admission Challenge Launching the Mission Admission Challenge
    We share an overview of activities conducted and lessons learned from the first two years of the grant. Our intent is to provide readers with insights into the process of conceptualizing and implementing a large-scale practitioner-oriented research project.  ...
  • Technological Innovations for College Access Technological Innovations for College Access
    Zoe Corwin, Marie Groark, and Keith Frome discuss useful online tools, challenges, and potential ways to use technological innovations to increase college-going and completion rates....
  • This Video Game Can Help Seniors Get into College This Video Game Can Help Seniors Get into College
    Mission: Admission and the Pullias Center’s games project was featured in the Los Angeles Times....

Reports

Infographics

  • The Case of California The Case of California
    The Pullias Center’s research team highlights their findings halfway through their large-scale study and what they hope to achieve in the second half of the study....
  • California Student Aid Commission Legislative Briefing California Student Aid Commission Legislative Briefing
    The Pullias Center for Higher Education presents findings as well as recommendations to increase the rates at which students pursue post-secondary education....
  • Improving Access to College Through Games, Technology, and Social Media Improving Access to College Through Games, Technology, and Social Media
    The Pullias Center for Higher Education was recently awarded a a $3.2 million dollar grant to expand its online college access game, Mission Admission. The game sets out to provide the increasing rates of underrepresented and low income students enrolling in […]...

Publications

  • College Access Research Roundup College Access Research Roundup
    Amanda Ochsner discusses games that research proves help youth to gain an understanding of the college admissions process....
  • Postsecondary Play: The Role of Games and Social Media in Higher Education Postsecondary Play: The Role of Games and Social Media in Higher Education
    Edited by William G. Tierney, Zoë B. Corwin, Tracy Fullerton, and Gisele Ragusa The college application process—which entails multiple forms, essays, test scores, and deadlines—can be intimidating. For students without substantial school and family support, the complexity of this process […]...