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Master of Science (MS)
School of Teacher Education and Leadership
John C. Carlisle
For many years colleges have been concerned about entrance requirements and procedures for admitting students. In fact, to deal with such matters was one purpose of the famous N.E.A Committee of Ten which reported in 1893. A few years later the Committee on College Entrance Requirements met and considered the problem directly. Transcripts of credits from high school including specified subjects, the passing of the generally recognized College Entrance Board Examination, and the passing of entrance examinations set up by the individual colleges all have been used as evidence for admission to college. Such examinations are also used as indicators of the students possible subsequent success in college. For a long time in most colleges unless a student could pass a rigid examination there was no chance of his obtaining a college education. Only after his gaining entrance to college was any attempt made at guiding the student. It is the purpose of the present study to evaluate selected predictive measures available for use at the Utah State Agricultural College.
Johnson, Walter Clarence, "High School Grades and College Aptitude Tests as Indices to College Achievement and Contination at Utah State Agricultural College" (1951). All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 1868.
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