Sample Resume : Byu Idaho Essay

1365 Words Dec 12th, 2016 6 Pages
The question of application deadlines as a predictor of college success has been of interest to BYU-Idaho for some time. While BYU-Idaho does have a priority deadline for applications, it is always accepting applications and completes the admission process year round, due to the three-track enrollment system. BYU-Idaho also has a unique body of applicants since almost all come from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Sometimes applicants are high school students moving on to higher education, some are recently returned missionaries for the church who may not have planned on attending school and are applying last minute, and still others are graduates of the Pathway program moving over to the online or day program at the university. Another point of interest in this study was the effect of application rank on academic performance. Students applying to BYU-Idaho use the same application for all CES institutions (BYU, BYU-Idaho, BYU-Hawaii, and LDS Business College). Students can use one application for all four schools and rank their preference of each one. Do students perform better when they had a higher preference for BYU-Idaho over the other institutions they could have applied to?
Existing literature on the issue of application timeframe as it relates to GPA is scarce, and, even if literature was abundant, institutional research can be specific to the particular university in question. For example, BYU-Idaho is a unique institution of higher learning making…

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