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ERIC Number: EJ562813
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-1053-203X
The First Year Seminar as a Predictor of Academic Achievement and Persistence.
Hyers, Albert D.; Joslin, Monica Neset
Journal of the Freshman Year Experience & Students in Transition, v10 n1 p7-30 1998
A study at a small liberal arts college found grades earned in a required, interdisciplinary freshman year seminar (FYS) were better predictors of academic achievement and persistence than high school rank, Scholastic Assessment Test scores. FYS grades were found a useful substitute for cognitive and noncognitive variables that correlate with retention but are difficult to obtain routinely. (Author/MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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