May 8, 2009
Rhodes's Work Program Gives Students Experience and Saves the College Money
Jillian Carr is still an undergraduate, but in the office of institutional research at Rhodes College, she is a full-fledged colleague. A recent analysis she did of student data will probably be used in training for academic advisers this fall.
Ms. Carr found that students who overestimate their verbal ability when selecting courses risk a lower grade-point average than those who overestimate their math ability. It is research that Jay Eckles, director of information services at the