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Document Number: 2947

Myths and Tradeoffs: The Role of Tests in Undergraduate Admissions MS Word - This report has three purposes: to identify and correct some persistent myths about standardized admissions tests and highlight some of the specific tradeoffs that decisions about the uses of tests entail; to present conclusions and recommendations about the role of tests in college admissions; and to lay out several issues about which information would clearly help decisionmakers when the existing data are either insufficient or need synthesis and interpretation. (Alexandra Beatty, M.R.C. Greenwood and Robert L. Linn, editors, National Research Council, 1999)...
Author: Alexandra Beatty, M.R.C. Greenwood and Robert L. Linn, editors
Publisher: National Academy Press

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