Predicators of College Student Achievement 
	Joanne Broder Sumerson, School District of Philadelphia, PA
	Frank H. Farley, Temple University, PA

The purpose of this study was to examine the contributions of motivation, 
personality, learning strategies, and scholastic aptitude to academic 
achievement in college students. One hundred and eighty six undergraduate 
students completed measures that assessed academic achievement through grade 
point average (GPA).  When partialled out with SAT score, only personality 
variables, explicitly Type T Personality and openness to experience remained 
significant predictors of academic achievement.    

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