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ERIC Number: ED501270
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
The Relative Predictive Validity of ACT Scores and High School Grades in Making College Admission Decisions. Issues in College Success
ACT, Inc.
Postsecondary institutions often consider students' high school grades and ACT scores when making admission decisions. This issue brief summarizes ACT research on the relative weights of ACT scores and high school grades for predicting college persistence as well as selected indicators of academic success in college. (Contains 1 table and 3 footnotes.)
ACT, Inc. 500 ACT Drive, P.O. Box 168, Iowa City, IA 52243-0168. Tel: 319-337-1270; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ACT, Inc.