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Applicant bias an investigation into student choice by G. Fish

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Published by Loughborough University of Technology, Dept. of Management Studies in Loughborough .
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Statementby G. Fish and J.R. Calvert.
ContributionsCalvert, J. R., Loughborough University of Technology. Department of Management Studies.
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