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ERIC Number: ED053173
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970-Aug
Pages: 16
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The Comparison of GPA Regression Equations for Regularly Admitted and Disadvantaged Freshmen at the University of Illinois.
Bowers, John
The regression equations of first semester grade point average (GPA) on high school percentile rank (HSPR) and verbal and quantitative score on the Cooperative School and College Ability Tests (SCAT) were significantly different for men and women regularly admitted freshmen and men and women freshmen admitted to the Special Educational Opportunities Program (SEOP) at the University of Illinois. HSPR and SCAT Verbal scores were useful predictors of GPA for all groups. However, separate regression equations for the prediction of GPA were indicated, since there were significant differences in the regression coefficients of the independent variables among the four groups. (Author)
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Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Office of Instructional Resources.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: School and College Ability Tests