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Paul, Gina; Verhulst, Steve – Reading Improvement, 2007
Problem: Minority students often score lower than majority students on the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT) Verbal Reasoning section. Method: To determine what role schema plays in reading comprehension in 64 adult minority students, the Treatment group viewed a slide presentation regarding a topic that both groups would be tested on in a…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Reading Comprehension, Reading Skills, College Admission