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Rock, JoAnn Leah; Adler, Rachel M. – ETS Research Report Series, 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate the ways in which universities use the "GRE"® General Test scores to award merit-based fellowships to first-year graduate students in doctoral programs. While GRE use in fellowship award decisions is a common practice, there is very little validity evidence to support its use in this context.…
Descriptors: Scores, Decision Making, College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study
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Klieger, David M.; Adler, Rachel; Ezzo, Chelsea – ETS Research Report Series, 2013
Now is an opportune time to consider new ways to ask registrants for the "GRE"® General Test about their race and ethnicity. Growth in the percentage of Americans who identify as multiracial suggests the possibility that a sizeable percentage of registrants would self-report more than one race or ethnicity if given the opportunity to do…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Race, Ethnicity
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Ren, Jia; Bryan, Kisha; Min, Youngkyoung; Wei, Youhua – Florida Journal of Educational Administration & Policy, 2007
Studying in a second language is probably one of the greatest challenges for international students. In this study, the relationship between language preparation and the first year graduate study among East Asian international graduate students in the United States was investigated in order to provide implications and suggestions for university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Graduate Students, Graduate Study