Psychological correlates of university students' academic performance: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Richardson2012PsychologicalCO,
  title={Psychological correlates of university students' academic performance: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Michelle Richardson and Charles Abraham and Rod Bond},
  journal={Psychological bulletin},
  year={2012},
  volume={138 2},
  pages={
          353-87
        }
}
A review of 13 years of research into antecedents of university students' grade point average (GPA) scores generated the following: a comprehensive, conceptual map of known correlates of tertiary GPA; assessment of the magnitude of average, weighted correlations with GPA; and tests of multivariate models of GPA correlates within and across research domains. A systematic search of PsycINFO and Web of Knowledge databases between 1997 and 2010 identified 7,167 English-language articles yielding… 

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