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ERIC Number: ED010954
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Jun
Pages: 14
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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"PROBATION AT ENTRANCE"--A STUDY.
LUKE, ORRAL S.
PERSISTENCY AND SUCCESS OF 200 FALL, 1962, "PROBATION AT ENTRANCE" STUDENTS (WITH LESS THAN 2.0 GRADE POINT AVERAGE) WAS STUDIED. PERCENTAGE OF MEN AND WOMEN FROM VARIOUS HIGH SCHOOLS, MEDIAN ENTRANCE TEST SCORES, MAJOR FIELDS CHOSEN, AND EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES WERE ENUMERATED. THE MAJORITY OF STUDENTS CHOSE GOALS WITHIN THEIR ABILITY LEVELS, INDICATING SUCCESSFUL COUNSELING AND PROGRAMING. THOSE WHO GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL WITH A GPA BETWEEN 1.7 AND 1.9 AVERAGED A GPA BETWEEN 1.5 AND 1.9 DURING THEIR FIRST COLLEGE SEMESTER. OVER 25 PERCENT AVERAGED 2.0 OR BETTER. THE AVERAGE "PROBATION AT ENTRANCE" STUDENT ATTEMPTED 12 UNITS AND COMPLETED ABOUT 10 IN THE FIRST SEMESTER. ABOUT 50 PERCENT WERE REMOVED FROM THE PROBATION LIST AT THE END OF ONE SEMESTER, WHILE A SIZABLE NUMBER WERE ON A SECOND PROBATION OR DROPPED OUT ENTIRELY. ABOUT 22 PERCENT REMAINED AT BAKERSFIELD COLLEGE ONE SEMESTER, OVER 30 PERCENT REMAINED FOUR OR MORE, AND 50 PERCENT LESS THAN THREE. TEN STUDENTS GRADUATED. A NORMAL AMOUNT OF SCHOOL ACTIVITIES, MOSTLY IN ATHLETIC PROGRAMS OR SCHOOL CLUBS WAS REPORTED. OVER HALF HAD JOBS WITH A GENERAL RATE OF PAY SLIGHTLY OVER $1 PER HOUR. THIRTY-FOUR PERCENT DID NOT REPORT ANY EMPLOYMENT. IN GENERAL, MAJORS SELECTED WERE CONSISTENT WITH HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT. (DE)
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Authoring Institution: Bakersfield Coll., CA.
Identifiers: California (Bakersfield)