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Karen Kolasinski l Grove, W. A., & Wasserman, T. (2004). The Life Cycle Pattern of Collegiate GPA: Longitudinal Cohort Analysis and Grade Inflation. The Journal of Economic Education , 35, 162-174. aWent to the library’s website bClick on esources cWent to JSTOR dEntered “social effects on gpa in college” eClicked on the second article fClicked on the view PDF gThis article talks about grade inflation of the past few decades and how there are many reasons why this could be happening. The grade inflation occurred between cohort groups. It talks about how the regulation of the Greek system indirectly effects the inflation of GPAs. lMcEwan, P.J., & Soderberg, K.A. (2006). Roommate Effects on Grades: Evidence from l First-Year Housing Assignments. Research in Higher Education , 47, 347-370. aWent to the library’s website bClick on esources cWent to JSTOR dEntered “social effects on gpa in college” e Clicked on the 5 th article fClicked on the view PDF gThis article talks about how your roommate freshman year can have a big impact on
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Unformatted text preview: your GPA. This is mostly because of peer effects since you are living in such close corridors it is hard not to be largely impacted by their actions. These impacts could be positive or negative depending on the roommate. lSchrager, R.H. (1986). The Impact of Living Group Social Climate on Student l Academic Performance. Research in Higher Education , 25, 265-276. aWent to the librarys website bClick on esources cWent to JSTOR dEntered social effects on gpa in college eSearch through a couple pages fFound this article and looked at the PDF gIt talks about how peer groups can affect their members in many ways, either good or bad. This study tries to figure out the relationship between a group social climate and academic performance. It looks mostly into the grades of freshman to figure out how greatly they are impacted when they come to college....
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2011 for the course COM 240 taught by Professor Lillie during the Fall '07 term at Michigan State University.

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