Predicting MBA Student Success and Streamlining the Admissions Process

@article{Pratt2015PredictingMS,
  title={Predicting MBA Student Success and Streamlining the Admissions Process},
  author={William R. Pratt},
  journal={Journal of Education for Business},
  year={2015},
  volume={90},
  pages={247 - 254}
}
Within this study the author examines factors commonly employed as master of business administration applicant evaluation criteria to see if these criteria are important in determining an applicant's potential for success. The findings indicate that the Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) is not a significant predictor of student success when considering factors such as undergraduate grade point average and work experience. Furthermore, the results suggest that prior findings in support… Expand
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