ERIC Number: ED163091
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jul
Reference Count: 0
The Performance of First-Year Graduate Students on the Graduate Record Examinations. Graduate Record Examinations Special Report Number 68-2.
Marco, Gary L.
Normative data were obtained on the performance of first-year graduate students on the Aptitude Test and Advanced Tests of the Graduate Record Examinations. The population consisted of students enrolled as full-time graduate students for the first time in the fall of 1964 in a college or university belonging to the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS). Subpopulations within each institution were composed of students enrolled in graduate study in 18 major fields--biology, business, chemistry, economics, education, engineering, French, geology, government, history, literature, mathematics, philosophy, physical education, physics, psychology, sociology, and Spanish. Majors in these fields took both the Aptitude Test and the appropriate Advanced Test. Norms are provided for the Verbal and Quantitative sections of the Aptitude Test by major field of study and for performance on the 15 Advanced Tests. Accuracy of the data is discussed and the appendices contain the names of the institutions participating, the plan of data collection, weights used in preparing the frequency distributions, and specific fields classified under particular fields for sampling purposes. (ROF)
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Aptitude Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Error of Measurement, Graduate Students, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Majors (Students), Norms, Scores, Statistical Data, Test Interpretation, Weighted Scores
Graduate Record Examinations, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey 08541 (free while supplies last)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
Identifiers: Graduate Record Examinations
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