A study of 187 students reinstated to the College of Education at Iowa State University from 1981–1987 showed that a student's previous academic deficit in college and classification (grade level) in school are characteristics significantly related to success on reentry.

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Mary Ellen Wishart is an academic advisor and a member of the College of Education Academic Standards Committee. She earned the M.S. degree in Professional Studies from Iowa State in 1988, with this study providing the basis for her thesis. Address correspondence concerning this article to her at 4021 Arkansas Drive, Ames, IA 50010.