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Ewing, Maureen; Wyatt, Jeff – College Board, 2017
Historically, AP Potential™ has used PSAT/NMSQT® scores to identify students who are likely to earn a 3 or higher on a specific AP Exam based on research showing moderate to strong relationships between PSAT/NMSQT scores and AP Exam scores (Camara & Millsap, 1998; Ewing, Camara, & Millsap, 2006; Zhang, Patel, & Ewing, 2014a). For most…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Aptitude Tests, High Schools, College Entrance Examinations
Abdulkadiroglu, Atila; Angrist, Joshua D.; Pathak, Parag A. – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2011
Talented students compete fiercely for seats at Boston and New York exam schools. These schools are characterized by high levels of peer achievement and a demanding curriculum tailored to each district's highest achievers. While exam school students clearly do very well in school, the question of whether an exam school education adds value…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Selective Admission, Attendance, Academic Achievement
Camara, Wayne J. – College Entrance Examination Board, 1997
There is a strong and consistent relationship between PSAT/NMSQT scores and AP Examination grades for nearly all courses--higher scores on the PSAT/NMSQT indicate a higher probability of success on AP Examinations. PSAT/NMSQT verbal or mathematics scores are often more highly related to AP Examination grades than overall high school GPA, number of…
Descriptors: College Entrance Examinations, Scores, Advanced Placement Programs, Correlation
Camara, Wayne J.; Millsap, Roger – College Entrance Examination Board, 1998
This study reports that student performance on the PSAT/NMSQT can be useful in identifying additional students who may be successful in Advanced Placement Program (AP) courses. PSAT/NMSQT scores can identify students who may not have been initially considered for an AP course through teacher nomination, self-nomination, or other local procedures.…
Descriptors: High School Students, College Entrance Examinations, Grades (Scholastic), Advanced Placement Programs
Myerberg, N. James; Splaine, Pam – 1987
This report presents results for Montgomery County (Maryland) Public Schools (MCPS) high school students on four tests of the College Board in the 1983-84 school year. These tests, ordered by the number of MCPS students taking them, are the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT), the Achievement Tests…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, College Entrance Examinations, County School Districts, High Schools