U.S. Student Aid Initial Database Schema
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You are assigned a project to evaluate higher education student aid data from the U.S. government to answer the following questions:
- Which schools generate the highest amount of debt for the average student who attends?
- What is the employment rate for the students who graduate from this school?
You will complete this cumulative project throughout the course This week, you will complete an initial review of the data and prepare an initial database schema and data discrepancy recommendation.
Download the following spreadsheets or CSV files:
Develop a database schema diagram based on the data tables you downloaded. Use Microsoft® Visio® to display your diagram. Your diagram should include:
- The identification of metadata that needs to be included in each table
- Annotation of the diagram to identify where there may be schematic discrepancies between the data sources
Summarize your recommendations for resolving anticipated discrepancies and identify which strategy you would use to validate the data quality in a Microsoft® Word document.
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