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ERIC Number: ED562753
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Is the Relationship between AP® Participation and Academic Performance Really Meaningful? Research Brief 2015-1
Ewing, Maureen; Howell, Jessica
College Board
Strong academic performance in college, as measured by first-year grades, is important for a host of reasons, but perhaps the most critical reason is that students who perform well in their first year of college are more likely to earn a bachelor's degree (Adelman, 2006). Research shows that Advanced Placement Program® (AP®) students, particularly those who earn higher AP Exam scores, are likely to earn higher first-year grade point averages (GPAs) and higher subject-area GPAs in college than students who do not take an AP Exam.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: College Board
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Advanced Placement Examinations (CEEB)
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A