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Graduate Theses and Dissertations

Iowa State University

Educational Administration and Supervision

Persistence

2010

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The Relationship Of College Credit Earned While In High School To First-Semester College Gpa And Persistence To The Second College Year, Kimberly J. Fara Jan 2010

The Relationship Of College Credit Earned While In High School To First-Semester College Gpa And Persistence To The Second College Year, Kimberly J. Fara

Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to examine how a student's college academic success at Iowa State University (ISU) is related to college credit earning while in high school. The unit of analysis for this research was first time full time first year students who entered ISU in the fall semester of 2006, 2007, and 2008. This study examined the relationships between students' college credit earning while in high school, background attributes such as high school grade point average (GPA) and/or ACT/SAT scores, and their college academic success as measured by GPA and persistence to the second ...