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Zimmermann, Judith; von Davier, Alina A.; Buhmann, Joachim M.; Heinimann, Hans R. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
Graduate admission has become a critical process in tertiary education, whereby selecting valid admissions instruments is key. This study assessed the validity of Graduate Record Examination (GRE) General Test scores for admission to Master's programmes at a technical university in Europe. We investigated the indicative value of GRE scores for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Language Tests
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Klieger, David M.; Bridgeman, Brent; Tannenbaum, Richard J.; Cline, Frederick A.; Olivera-Aguilar, Margarita – ETS Research Report Series, 2018
Educational Testing Service (ETS), working with 21 U.S. law schools, evaluated the predictive validity of the GRE® General Test using a sample of 1,587 current and graduated law students. Results indicated that the GRE is a strong, generalizably valid predictor of first-year law school grades and that it provides useful information even when…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Test Validity, Scores
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Finn, Bridgid; Wendler, Cathy; Ricker-Pedley, Kathryn L.; Arslan, Burcu – ETS Research Report Series, 2018
This report investigates whether the time between scoring sessions has an influence on operational and nonoperational scoring accuracy. The study evaluates raters' scoring accuracy on constructed-response essay responses for the "GRE"® General Test. Binomial linear mixed-effect models are presented that evaluate how the effect of various…
Descriptors: Intervals, Scoring, Accuracy, Essay Tests
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Hatchett, Gregory T.; Lawrence, Christopher; Coaston, Susannah C. – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2017
The purpose of this study was to re-evaluate the validity of traditional admissions criteria--UGPA and GRE scores--in predicting academic success for students admitted to a counselor education program in the United States. In contrast to prior research, we also included the newer GRE-Analytical Writing scores in our analyses. In general, we found…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Counselor Training, Academic Achievement, Predictive Validity
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Oliveri, Maria Elena; Lawless, Rene; Molloy, Hillary – ETS Research Report Series, 2017
The literature and the employee and workforce surveys rank collaborative problem solving (CPS) among the top 5 most critical skills necessary for success in college and the workforce. This paper provides a review of the literature on CPS and related terms, including a discussion of their definitions, importance to higher education and workforce…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Problem Solving, College Readiness, Career Readiness
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Liu, Ou Lydia; Klieger, David M.; Bochenek, Jennifer L.; Holtzman, Steven L.; Xu, Jun – ETS Research Report Series, 2016
International institutions have been increasingly using the "GRE"® revised General Test to admit students to graduate programs.However, little is known about how scores from the GRE revised General Test are used in the admission process outside of the United States and their validity in predicting graduate students' performance (e.g.,…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Test Use, Scores
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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
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Klieger, David M.; Cline, Frederick A.; Holtzman, Steven L.; Minsky, Jennifer L.; Lorenz, Florian – ETS Research Report Series, 2014
Given the serious consequences of making ill-fated admissions and funding decisions for applicants to graduate and professional school, it is important to rely on sound evidence to optimize such judgments. Previous meta-analytic research has demonstrated the generalizable validity of the "GRE"® General Test for predicting academic…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Prediction, Predictive Validity
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Rockinson-Szapkiw, Amanda J.; Bray, Oliver R., Jr.; Spaulding, Lucinda S. – Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice, 2014
This study examines how GRE scores can be used to better understand Education doctoral candidates' methodology choices for the dissertation as well as their persistence behaviors. Candidates' of one online doctoral education program were examined. Results of a MANOVA suggested that there is no difference in GRE scores based on doctoral candidates'…
Descriptors: Predictive Validity, Doctoral Programs, College Entrance Examinations, Success
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Young, John W.; Klieger, David; Bochenek, Jennifer; Li, Chen; Cline, Fred – ETS Research Report Series, 2014
Scores from the "GRE"® revised General Test provide important information regarding the verbal and quantitative reasoning abilities and analytical writing skills of applicants to graduate programs. The validity and utility of these scores depend upon the degree to which the scores predict success in graduate and business school in…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Scores, Test Validity, College Entrance Examinations
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Bridgeman, Brent; Burton, Nancy; Cline, Frederick – Applied Measurement in Education, 2009
Descriptions of validity results based solely on correlation coefficients or percent of the variance accounted for are not merely difficult to interpret, they are likely to be misinterpreted. Predictors that apparently account for a small percent of the variance may actually be highly important from a practical perspective. This study combined two…
Descriptors: Predictive Validity, College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Grade Point Average
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Young, I. Phillip – Journal of Research on Leadership Education, 2008
Empirical studies addressing admission to and graduation from a doctoral program focusing on educational leadership are noticeably absent within the professional literature, and this study seeks to fill partially this void through testing specific hypotheses. Archival data were used to conduct a three group discriminant analyses where the…
Descriptors: Grade Point Average, Predictive Validity, Doctoral Programs, Sampling
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Bridgeman, Brent; Burton, Nancy; Cline, Frederick – ETS Research Report Series, 2008
Descriptions of validity results for the GRE® General Test based solely on correlation coefficients or percentage of the variance accounted for are not merely difficult to interpret, they are likely to be misinterpreted. Predictors that apparently account for a small percentage of the variance may actually be highly important from a practical…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Test Validity, Grades (Scholastic)
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Scott, Richard R.; Shaw, Marvin E. – Journal of Negro Education, 1985
A significant number of Black graduate students enrolled at the University of Florida in 1982 had higher grades than White students who had performed better than they on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). This suggests that the GRE is insensitive to the factors that affect Blacks' academic performance. (KH)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Admission (School), Admission Criteria
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Milner, Marlene; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1984
Based on a sample of 145 graduate students in social work, results indicated that the Graduate Record Examination, as a primary basis for admission, is not a valid predictor of future performance in schools of social work. Moreover, its elimination does not produce a lower quality of student. (Author/BW)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, College Entrance Examinations, Graduate Study, Higher Education
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