"I have been extremely lucky to have had the opportunity to
carry on with an education. Careers guidance at school had me
stitched up as a tyre fitter."
A slow writer wins through - Roderic Vassie
A slower writer wins too (eventually) - Computer Consultant
Handwriting style affects exam results - Find the reference
Three fast writers, with first class degrees - Faxfn Test Dept
Three more tests. (The control?) - Faxfn Test Dept
hire on the basis of educational credentials (MBAs from good schools)
and assume the candidates can be indoctrinated with the appropriate motives and traits...
in the words of one personnel manager, 'You can teach a turkey to climb a tree,
but it's easier to hire a squirrel.'"
IQ did not contribute to GCSE performance - Recommended Reading
"You can teach a turkey to climb a tree, but it's easier to hire a squirrel." - Competencies or MBAs?
They learn then forget - Academic A
Memory, IQ and Exam Performance - a summary - Elizabeth Valentine
Selection for social work training - To Roger Greeff
Good memory, but no problem solver? - To Elizabeth Valentine
Exams and leafy suburbs - To Professor Smithers
Drunk but virtuous - An apology from Faxfn
My Degree: 3 weeks work, 87 weeks drunk - Catherine Sparks
Graduates and dropouts - To Professor Smithers
Ask Smithers: Degrees or Psychometrics? - John Oxley
It is not always the better coached student that performs better. - Higher Education Funding Council
Most degrees are good investments - The Empire Strikes Back
Necessary credentials at the BEEB - Anton Stark
Student Admissions in California - Found on the web