Aptitude, Achievement, Interest, and Personality Tests: A Longitudinal Comparison

Berdie, Ralph F.
April 1955
Journal of Applied Psychology;Apr55, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p103
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on longitudinal comparison of aptitude, achievement, interest and personality tests administered to incoming college students of the College of Science, Literature and the Arts at the University of Minnesota. The test administered to the entering college freshmen bear a substantial relationship to their future careers as indicative of the degrees they obtained from the college. The tests allow a limited prediction of the grades the students will obtain in different courses as well as the number of courses they will take in various areas.


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