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Wilson, Marenda A.; Odem, Max A.; Walters, Taylor; DePass, Anthony L.; Bean, Andrew J. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2019
Graduate schools around the United States are working to improve access to science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in a manner that reflects local and national demographics. The admissions process has been the focus of examination, as it is a potential bottleneck for entry into STEM. Standardized tests are widely used as part of…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, College Admission, Holistic Approach
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Wilson, Marenda A.; DePass, Anthony; Bean, Andrew J. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2018
The faculty and student populations in academia are not representative of the diversity in the U.S. population. Thus, research institutions and funding agencies invest significant funds and effort into recruitment and retention programs that focus on increasing the flow of historically underrepresented minorities (URMs) into the science,…
Descriptors: Intervention, Biomedicine, Barriers, School Holding Power
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Pacheco, Wendy I.; Noel, Richard J., Jr.; Porter, James T.; Appleyard, Caroline B. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2015
The use and validity of the Graduate Record Examination General Test (GRE) to predict the success of graduate school applicants is heavily debated, especially for its possible impact on the selection of underrepresented minorities into science, technology, engineering, and math fields. To better identify candidates who would succeed in our program…
Descriptors: Puerto Ricans, Predictor Variables, Success, Doctoral Programs