This report explores the relationship between the current scoring of data for applicants to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and two subsequent outcomes: probability of graduating and probability of officer promotion. Using a series of logistic regression models and a boosted logistic regression, the results suggest that that the current candidate scoring system as the primary basis for admission decisions at West Point is effective.
United States Service Academy Admissions
RAND Corporation, The
Selecting for Success at the Military Academy/West Point and as an Officer
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