UNDERSTANDING WHAT SAT REASONING TEST™ SCORES ADD TO HIGH SCHOOL GRADES: A STRAIGHTFORWARD APPROACH

@inproceedings{Bridgeman2004UNDERSTANDINGWS,
  title={UNDERSTANDING WHAT SAT REASONING TEST™ SCORES ADD TO HIGH SCHOOL GRADES: A STRAIGHTFORWARD APPROACH},
  author={Brent Bridgeman and Judy M. Pollack and Nancy W. Burton},
  year={2004}
}
Although a number of large-scale studies have demonstrated an increase in predictive validity when SAT® scores are added to high school grades, this increment is often described in terms of a seemingly very small increase in explained variance. This may have led to the erroneous belief among test critics and others that students with low SAT scores would perform, on average, almost as well in college as students with high SAT scores. Using a sample of 41 colleges, the current study shows… CONTINUE READING

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