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ERIC Number: ED020734
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Mar-28
Pages: 28
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Reference Count: 0
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CORRELATIONS BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL AVERAGES AND SAT SCORES AND FINAL SCHOLASTIC INDEXES--BMCC GRADUATES, JUNE 1966 THROUGH AUGUST 1967.
COHEN, IRVING
THIS STUDY OF 487 GRADUATES (JUNE 1966 TO AUGUST 1967) FOCUSES ON THE DEGREE OF ASSOCIATION BETWEEN THE GRADUATES' PERFORMANCE IN HIGH SCHOOL (MEASURED BY GPA AND SAT SCORES) AND THEIR ACADEMIC SUCCESS AT BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (MEASURED BY CUMULATIVE INDEX AT GRADUATION). MAJOR FINDINGS INCLUDE (1) WEAK ASSOCIATION BETWEEN HIGH SCHOOL AVERAGES OR SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST SCORES AND BMCC ACHIEVEMENT, (2) A WIDE SPREAD OF SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT AMONG ALL GRADUATES, (3) SIGNIFICANT DIFFERENCES AMONG VARIOUS CLASSES AND BETWEEN MALES AND FEMALES, (4) SOME CONFORMITY TO EXPECTED SCHOLASTIC PATTERNS AMONG VARIOUS GRADUATING CLASSES, (5) FOR THE WOMEN, A CLOSER CONFORMITY TO EXPECTED PATTERNS, (6) THE HIGHEST DEGREE OF ASSOCIATION FOR LIBERAL ARTS AND SECRETARIAL STUDENTS (ALL WOMEN), (7) A LESSER DEGREE OF ASSOCIATION FOR BUSINESS STUDENTS, (8) ABOUT THREE OUT OF TEN GRADUATES WITH A HIGH SCHOOL AVERAGE OF LESS THAN 75 PERCENT, (9) A MAXIMUM HIGH SCHOOL GPA OF 87 PERCENT FOR MEN AND OF 95 PERCENT FOR WOMEN, AND (10) AN AVERAGE INDEX OF THE GRADUATES OF 2.54, WITH CONCENTRATION IN THE LOWER GROUPINGS. (HH)
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Authoring Institution: Borough of Manhattan Community Coll., New York, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York); SCHOLASTIC APTITUDE TEST