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ERIC Number: ED499137
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Nov-28
Pages: 16
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 2
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Do Other Factors Associate to Graduate School Success
Taylor, Davia
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The purpose of the study is to identify association of factors other than the GRE and GPA scores. The sample size is 50 students with age ranges from 22-45 at college entry ranges average age 27, 32 female (Majority), and 18 males with over-all grade points from 3.20 - 3.94. An on-line data base was utilized. Data will be analyzed by using descriptive statistics, bivariate, and split bivariate Pearson product-moment correlation. the research presented above suggests that more research is needed to indicate further variables that may infer graduate success. Even though results were not very strong it indicates that there is an association among various factors that influence the success rating for potential candidates of graduate school. However, association does not imply causality on any level. Cautiousness on the admission personnel behalf in utilizing the popular criteria (GPA & GRE scores) especially when dealing with minorities.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A