The Value of High-School Marks and Psychological Examination Scores in Predicting First Term Freshmen Marks in North Texas State College

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The purpose of this study is to determine how accurately the academic success of one hundred and sixty-seven freshmen at North Texas State College could have been predicted by the American Council on Education Psychological examinations. The question studied is: Can freshman success, as indicated by first term freshman grades, be better predicted by psychological examination scores than by analysis of their high school grades? In an attempt to answer this question, the relationships existing between the high school grades, psychological examination scores and first term college grades of the freshman class entering North Texas State College in the fall ... continued below

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Swinney, Lloyd F. 1950.

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The purpose of this study is to determine how accurately the academic success of one hundred and sixty-seven freshmen at North Texas State College could have been predicted by the American Council on Education Psychological examinations. The question studied is: Can freshman success, as indicated by first term freshman grades, be better predicted by psychological examination scores than by analysis of their high school grades? In an attempt to answer this question, the relationships existing between the high school grades, psychological examination scores and first term college grades of the freshman class entering North Texas State College in the fall of 1949 have been studied.

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Swinney, Lloyd F. The Value of High-School Marks and Psychological Examination Scores in Predicting First Term Freshmen Marks in North Texas State College, thesis, 1950; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96902/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .