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Small Differences that Matter: Mistakes in Applying to College

Amanda Pallais

NBER Working Paper No. 19480
Issued in September 2013

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I would like to thank Josh Angrist, David Autor, Esther Duflo, Sue Dynarski, Amy Finkelstein, Maria Fitzpatrick, Michael Greenstone, Jonathan Goldberg, Jerry Hausman, Lisa Kahn, Lawrence Katz, Alan Manning, Whitney Newey, Jesse Rothstein, Chris Smith, Christopher Taber, Sarah Turner, and participants at MIT's labor lunch and NBER's Higher Education Working Group meeting for their many helpful comments and suggestions. I am also grateful to Jesse Rothstein, Princeton University, James Maxey, Julie Noble, and the ACT Corporation for allowing me access to the ACT database, and Caroline Hoxby for help in accessing the American College Survey data. Financial support from the National Science Foundation and the George and Obie Shultz Fund is gratefully acknowledged. The views expressed herein are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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