1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby dreakol » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:05 am

Sapientia wrote:
NYC Law wrote:What's median at your school? Unless it's 3.9, it's time to celebrate.


No idea. Where can I find out?


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_la ... GPA_curves

also go get drunk and celebrate
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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby NYC Law » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:05 am

Sapientia wrote:
NYC Law wrote:What's median at your school? Unless it's 3.9, it's time to celebrate.


No idea. Where can I find out?


check this - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_la ... GPA_curves

Or you can just google your school and see if it's there (ie "Fordham law JD grading curve class ranks median")

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Sapientia » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:08 am

Thanks. Last post: how recent is that wiki article? Might be a dumb question, but I can't figure it out from that page.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby thesealocust » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:09 am

Sapientia wrote:
NYC Law wrote:What's median at your school? Unless it's 3.9, it's time to celebrate.


No idea. Where can I find out?


The highest median 1L GPA at any law school in the United States of America is roughly a 3.4.

There are a small handful of schools that give generous amounts of A+s, in which a small handful of students as opposed to basically no one will have a 4.0+ after any given semester (Texas and Northwestern spring to mind but may not be alone).

Basically there is no way you are worse than top 5%, and in all likelihood are much better.

Your school's median GPA should be available to you in some form of academic policy handbook. Failing that, many schools post information about their curve here: http://www.nalplawschoolsonline.org/

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby thesealocust » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:09 am

Sapientia wrote:
NYC Law wrote:What's median at your school? Unless it's 3.9, it's time to celebrate.


No idea. Where can I find out?


The highest median 1L GPA at any law school in the United States of America is roughly a 3.4.

There are a small handful of schools that give generous amounts of A+s, in which a small handful of students as opposed to basically no one will have a 4.0+ after any given semester (Texas and Northwestern spring to mind but may not be alone).

Basically there is no way you are worse than top 5%, and in all likelihood are much better.

Your school's median GPA should be available to you in some form of academic policy handbook. Failing that, many schools post information about their curve here: http://www.nalplawschoolsonline.org/

Sapientia wrote:Thanks. Last post: how recent is that wiki article? Might be a dumb question, but I can't figure it out from that page.
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You have got to be the dumbest 1L with a 4.0 I have ever encountered :lol:

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby A12345 » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:11 am

adonai wrote:
A12345 wrote:Another B+ (3.5) tonight. Now have a B+ in torts and civ pro with contracts and legal practice grades still to come. Is it bad that I'm pissed I haven't gotten an A yet when the median is a 2.8?

Nah, wouldn't be surprised if only the highest grade in your class got the A. A B+ counting as a 3.5 on a 2.8 curve is pretty high. At my school, a B+ is a 3.3 on a similar curve.


in a section of 55 there are generally 3-8 As if i remember correctly

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Xifeng » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:15 am

Dany wrote:Yes, you should definitely be skeptical about STRAIGHT As.

:roll: :roll: :roll: :roll:


It could be an A+ median.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Ludo! » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:16 am

JoeFish wrote:
Ludovico Technique wrote:Where's all the Illinois 1ls at?


Here and really really overjoyed :-D


Glad to hear it! Gotta keep up the tradition

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby strangelove » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:21 am

Sapientia wrote:So, is straight A's and no A+'s something to be extremely happy about? Or should I wait to find out how many A+'s my school gives?


You should be extremely happy about your grades, but extremely depressed about your awful personality. Douche.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby ilovesf » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:23 am

strangelove wrote:
Sapientia wrote:So, is straight A's and no A+'s something to be extremely happy about? Or should I wait to find out how many A+'s my school gives?


You should be extremely happy about your grades, but extremely depressed about your awful personality. Douche.

lool

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby NYC Law » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:27 am

OMG OMG OMG I FINALLY GOT A GRADE!!!!


Property: A-

Woooooooooooooooo I'm ecstatic. Mostly over finally getting a mother fucking grade!!!!

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby adonai » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:28 am

NYC Law wrote:OMG OMG OMG I FINALLY GOT A GRADE!!!!


Property: A-

Woooooooooooooooo I'm ecstatic. Mostly over finally getting a mother fucking grade!!!!

grats brosef! I'm jelly. A- was what I wanted in property but epic phailed.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby ilovesf » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:34 am

NYC Law wrote:OMG OMG OMG I FINALLY GOT A GRADE!!!!


Property: A-

Woooooooooooooooo I'm ecstatic. Mostly over finally getting a mother fucking grade!!!!

Congrats!! :)

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby NYC Law » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:37 am

Thanks guys!

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby SilverE2 » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:39 am

Well, I figure I may as well encourage some people who aren't posting because they feel bad considering all these good ones. I have two so far, with two more to go:

Reg State: B-
Civ Pro: B+

So yeah, definitely not going as well as expected. Pick myself up and try again next semester, I guess, and then reevaluate whether I should stay in school.

Also, don't quote please in case I decide to delete.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby jessuf » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:49 am

fundamentallybroken wrote:
chitown2626 wrote:
Ludovico Technique wrote:Where's all the Illinois 1ls at?


is there somewhere with the cut-offs for rank at illinois?


http://www.nalplawschoolsonline.org/ (of course, Illinois' are all listed as NA - so, apparently not.)



i don't go to illinois, but wow @ me being only one of two asian females in the 1L class at my school.

also found out i don't get ranked until the end of spring semester. are most law schools like this?

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby jessuf » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:56 am

also, my school's grades are 4.0, 3.75, 3.5, 3.25, 3.0, and so on. this weirds me out, and i would almost prefer letter grades.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby thesealocust » Thu Jan 05, 2012 1:57 am

NYC Law wrote:OMG OMG OMG I FINALLY GOT A GRADE!!!!


Property: A-

Woooooooooooooooo I'm ecstatic. Mostly over finally getting a mother fucking grade!!!!


Fuck yeah! Celebratory liquor time!

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby rockies2 » Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:02 am

Dear Law School,

I got the grades you sent me. FUCK YOU.

Regards,
Rockies

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Benchslapme » Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:17 am

Silver: Stay strong, bro. Section C still waiting for its fate: No grades yet

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Hannibal » Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:26 am

That's rough, Silver, but remember that Reg State isn't a common law class unlike the 6 others we take this year, so maybe you didn't do well because of the less concrete nature of the class. Good luck with your Ks grade.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Hannibal » Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:27 am

Benchslapme wrote:Silver: Stay strong, bro. Section C still waiting for its fate: No grades yet


Whereas Section B has every grade but LRW. Ridic.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby DreamsInDigital » Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:31 am

Ludovico Technique wrote:Where's all the Illinois 1ls at?


So glad the wait is over. Even though I am ecstatic with my grades (2 As and a B), it is completely ass backwards. Got the worst grade in the class I thought I had kicked ass in, and got the good grades in the class I thought I screwed up and the class I had no idea about.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby JoeFish » Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:40 am

DreamsInDigital wrote:So glad the wait is over. Even though I am ecstatic with my grades (2 As and a B), it is completely ass backwards. Got the worst grade in the class I thought I had kicked ass in, and got the good grades in the class I thought I screwed up and the class I had no idea about.


Very similar. The whole time there was one class I expected to do very well in, one I thought could go either way, and one I had absolutely no effing idea how to study for, especially burned out as I was after already taking 2 exams. A+ in the last one. Still did well in the first two, but the A+ was outright shocking.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Benchslapme » Thu Jan 05, 2012 2:42 am

Hannibal wrote:
Benchslapme wrote:Silver: Stay strong, bro. Section C still waiting for its fate: No grades yet


Whereas Section B has every grade but LRW. Ridic.

I know!! I keep thinking the gunners in my section C wrote 30 pages exams, making it impossible for the Profs to finish the grading.
Ps. What are the people in LRW doing? it's been more than a month.




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