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Saupe, Joe L.; Eimers, Mardy T. – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2010
The purpose of this study is to illustrate techniques for correcting a correlation between a predictor of success in college (admission test score or indicator of high school performance) with a measure of success in college (one-year retention or first-year GPA) given the restricted variances in the population used to calculate the correlations.…
Descriptors: Success, Grade Point Average, Academic Achievement, Predictor Variables
Engberg, Mark E.; Allen, Daniel J. – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2010
The purpose of this study is to examine resource allocation patterns and the predictive power of these resources in increasing the likelihood of four-year college enrollment among academically qualified, low-income students. Using data from the Educational Longitudinal Study, college choice decision-making is conceptualized in relation to an…
Descriptors: College Choice, College Attendance, Enrollment, Resource Allocation
Saupe, Joe L.; Curs, Bradley R. – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2008
This study is an investigation of the derivation of scores that predict whether or not prospective first-time freshmen will apply or will enroll and whether or not first-time freshman enrollees will graduate using data from the ACT (American College Testing) assessment. Using a regression methodology, four basic scores are derived to be…
Descriptors: Enrollment Management, Student Characteristics, Academic Ability, Scores