TITLE

ACADEMIC OVER-LOAD AND SCHOLASTIC SUCCESS

AUTHOR(S)
Merrill, Reed M.; Osborn, Hal W.
PUB. DATE
March 1959
SOURCE
Personnel & Guidance Journal;Mar1959, Vol. 37 Issue 7, p509
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which aims to determine the relationship between academic overload and academic success among college students in the U.S. It applies the concepts of overload quarter grade-point average and cumulative grade-point average to identify the trends that might affect the mean performance. Findings of the study revealed the tendency of academically deficient students to perform less well during an overload registration. Furthermore, the study suggests that student counselor should not be particularly concerned with academic overload as a factor related to academic success.
ACCESSION #
24408732

 

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