Proceedings of The 4th International Conference on Research in Education, Teaching and Learning
The Impact of Admission Criteria and Registration on the Academic Performance of Students in the preparatory Year
Demah Alqahtani,Mohamed Ebrahim,Adel Alblawi
Multiple admission indicators associated as latent factor of academic performance by compared with the admission criteria from year 2019 to 2021. Achievement test was the most important loading then the preparatory year grade point average, Aptitude tests and the secondary school percentage was the lowest loading of academic factor. Admission criteria should give more attention to the change of the academic variables weight during admissions processes when determine each relative weight that enable students to join the university. The admission criteria can improve everyone’s prospects for higher education. The study concludes that it is important to consider the strategic behavior found in the admission criteria system when determine the weight given to the secondary school examinations in the admission decision is determined by the universities. To support and increase the level of equal academic opportunities, which promotes improved achievement and academic performance level of students. In addition to finding effective policies of the students acceptance in the appropriate colleges for them. Moreover, supporting in making admission decisions.
keywords: Admission Criteria; Academic Performance; CFA; Preparatory Year.