Grade Percentile

A forum for those current students who are or may be transferring from one school to another. Post any questions, advice, or other transfer related comments here.
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Grade Percentile

Postby blbtr » Thu May 12, 2011 9:00 pm

So most of my second semester grades have trickled in, and I feel pretty confident I will remain in the top 5%. However, if I don't, and slip just outside, how does that translate on the transfer applications? My school only does rankings in 5% increments, so the form they would submit to prospective schools would say top 10% even if I were top 6/7%. Is that just a crappy situation that is unavoidable or is there a way to communicate your rank more accurately?



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Re: Grade Percentile

Postby maf70 » Thu May 12, 2011 9:24 pm

on your resume say top 6% or whatever you calculate it to be if you can be sure of it. even better put your rank by number... 16/2XX.

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