Contextual Factors Associated with the Validity of SAT Scores and High School GPA for Predicting First-Year College Grades.

@inproceedings{Kobrin2011ContextualFA,
  title={Contextual Factors Associated with the Validity of SAT Scores and High School GPA for Predicting First-Year College Grades.},
  author={Jennifer L. Kobrin and Brian F. Patterson},
  year={2011}
}
Prior research has shown that there is substantial variability in the degree to which the SAT and high school grade point average (HSGPA) predict 1st-year college performance at different institutions. This article demonstrates the usefulness of multilevel modeling as a tool to uncover institutional characteristics that are associated with this variability. The results revealed that the predictive validity of HSGPA decreased as mean total SAT (i.e., sum of the three SAT sections) score at an… CONTINUE READING
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