Universities are eager to select students with the best chances of graduating with a degree. Methods such as researching motivation are not very reliable. A prospective student will not always answer such questions honestly. It’s a much better idea to work with taster assignments. PhD researcher Susan Niessen discovered that this type of selection is a much better predictor of a good match between degree programme and student. In addition to degree programme and university choice, this approach can also be applied to job interview procedures and requests for sports or other scholarships.
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As of March 1, 2021, Jochem Tolsma has been appointed as professor by special appointment of Social Divisions between Groups in the Department of Sociology at the University of Groningen.
Sports teams, employers and universities all want the same thing: a good selection of candidates. They want the best athletes, the best applicants and the best students, who take to their new environment like a duck to water. And the Dutch Commando...
Compared to their non-bullying peers, bullying children and adolescents have higher risk of drug, alcohol, and tobacco use later in life. An analysis by UG researchers also found that childhood bullies have more risk of alcohol and tobacco use...
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