Question about rank/curve

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hrvd214
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Question about rank/curve

Postby hrvd214 » Thu Jun 10, 2010 6:23 pm

I posted this in the transfer forum but figured i might get more views over here.

Our class rank has yet to be released so i was hoping that those of you who have had your rank released might be able to help me. I know that rank depends on grade distribution I am just trying to get a general idea
The school is on a 3.0 curve
What GPA roughly corresponds to what rank. Is it pretty close to this?
3.6=top 10
3.5=top 15
3.4=top 20
3.0-3.1= median

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Re: Question about rank/curve

Postby let/them/eat/cake » Thu Jun 10, 2010 6:32 pm

we need another data point. like another cut-off (e.g., what is the cutoff for top 10%, or 30% . . . ). Calling sealocust.

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Re: Question about rank/curve

Postby 09042014 » Thu Jun 10, 2010 6:33 pm

hrvd214 wrote:I posted this in the transfer forum but figured i might get more views over here.

Our class rank has yet to be released so i was hoping that those of you who have had your rank released might be able to help me. I know that rank depends on grade distribution I am just trying to get a general idea
The school is on a 3.0 curve
What GPA roughly corresponds to what rank. Is it pretty close to this?
3.6=top 10
3.5=top 15
3.4=top 20
3.0-3.1= median


You need more data points to know for sure.

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Re: Question about rank/curve

Postby hrvd214 » Thu Jun 10, 2010 6:38 pm

I have no data points. I was just curious based on other peoples classes, that were also on a 3.0 curve. Those data points were complete guesses.

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Re: Question about rank/curve

Postby let/them/eat/cake » Thu Jun 10, 2010 6:46 pm

call up your registrar and ask them for one.

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Re: Question about rank/curve

Postby OperaSoprano » Thu Jun 10, 2010 7:03 pm

let/them/eat/cake wrote:we need another data point. like another cut-off (e.g., what is the cutoff for top 10%, or 30% . . . ). Calling sealocust.


Well identified. He is the best, but he won't come in here unless someone says the word math. I have now summoned him properly for the OP, if OP can find another data point.

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Re: Question about rank/curve

Postby 09042014 » Thu Jun 10, 2010 8:39 pm

OP what is the Order of the Coif cut off for you school?

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Re: Question about rank/curve

Postby Mal » Thu Jun 10, 2010 8:50 pm

hrvd214 wrote:I posted this in the transfer forum but figured i might get more views over here.

Our class rank has yet to be released so i was hoping that those of you who have had your rank released might be able to help me. I know that rank depends on grade distribution I am just trying to get a general idea
The school is on a 3.0 curve
What GPA roughly corresponds to what rank. Is it pretty close to this?
3.6=top 10
3.5=top 15
3.4=top 20
3.0-3.1= median


You think the "CURVE" is a straight line?

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Re: Question about rank/curve

Postby bworsowicz » Thu Jun 10, 2010 8:50 pm

My law school's page on the NALP directory of law schools provides their cutoffs for various class rank designations. The website is http://www.nalplawschoolsonline.org/




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