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Personality measures in admissions

Morris Isaac Stein

Personality measures in admissions

antecedent and personality factors as predictors of college success

by Morris Isaac Stein

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Published by College Entrance Examination Board in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Personality and academic achievement.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 64-69.

    Statementby Morris I. Stein.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 69 p. ;
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17767379M


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