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Myths and Facts

The path to and through high school and college is riddled with misguided notions and outdated assumptions about what students should know, do, and focus on in order to maximize their chances for success. Fortunately, more than a decade’s worth of research and data from the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research — as well as new research produced in partnership with the To&Through Project — has helped solidify the facts and dispel myths about what it takes to make it to and through college. View the Myths & Facts.