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March 2010 A Digest of UNC System Reports on Freshman Performance: 2006-07 Holdzkom, David

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A Digest of UNC System Reports on Freshman Performance: 2006-07

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August 2003 WCPSS Graduates as UNC Freshmen: Acceptance and Performance Trends Baenen, Nancy
Overbay, Amy

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This report summarizes information provided by the University of North Carolina (UNC) on the WCPSS graduates enrolled in UNC institutions between 1990 and 2001. Statistics from the UNC Office of General Administration show that during that period, a higher percentage of WCPSS graduates applied to and enrolled in UNC institutions, compared to NC graduates overall. Between 1991 and 2002, WCPSS graduates were also more successful in their first year of college, earning higher average GPAs than other UNC freshmen. Further, a higher percentage of WCPSS graduates took advanced courses, and a lower percentage required remedial courses. These data suggest that WCPSS graduates receive a strong preparation for college work, perhaps stronger than their counterparts from other districts, and that this preparation has improved over the past decade.

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