1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Magnolia » Thu Jan 05, 2012 10:24 pm

NYC Law wrote:Anyone know of any drugs that are good for making you pass out for about a week?

Peyote should work.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby VTOrange19 » Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:08 am

Got all of my grades in today, in rapid succession. 3.44 GPA for 1L. I am happy about my A's, but from snooping around looking for curves, 3.44 isn't that good compared to the curve. Am I just freaking out?

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby 5ky » Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:11 am

VTOrange19 wrote:Got all of my grades in today, in rapid succession. 3.44 GPA for 1L. I am happy about my A's, but from snooping around looking for curves, 3.44 isn't that good compared to the curve. Am I just freaking out?


Depends on your median

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby NYC Law » Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:12 am

VTOrange19 wrote:Got all of my grades in today, in rapid succession. 3.44 GPA for 1L. I am happy about my A's, but from snooping around looking for curves, 3.44 isn't that good compared to the curve. Am I just freaking out?


Can't say without knowing what the curve is.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby VTOrange19 » Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:52 am

NYC Law wrote:
VTOrange19 wrote:Got all of my grades in today, in rapid succession. 3.44 GPA for 1L. I am happy about my A's, but from snooping around looking for curves, 3.44 isn't that good compared to the curve. Am I just freaking out?


Can't say without knowing what the curve is.


Not really good with the extrapolating, what-combos-would-be-higher-than-mine situations. But here is the curve.

A 4.0 A- 3.67 B+ 3.33 B 3.0

A, A- 15%
B+, B, B- 25%
C+, C, C- 45%
D+, D, F 15%

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby D'Angelo » Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:57 am

VTOrange19 wrote:
NYC Law wrote:
VTOrange19 wrote:Got all of my grades in today, in rapid succession. 3.44 GPA for 1L. I am happy about my A's, but from snooping around looking for curves, 3.44 isn't that good compared to the curve. Am I just freaking out?


Can't say without knowing what the curve is.


Not really good with the extrapolating, what-combos-would-be-higher-than-mine situations. But here is the curve.

A 4.0 A- 3.67 B+ 3.33 B 3.0

A, A- 15%
B+, B, B- 25%
C+, C, C- 45%
D+, D, F 15%

uh 3.44 puts you probably in the top 5% or higher depending on how many classes?

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby BlueDiamond » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:05 am

D'Angelo wrote:
VTOrange19 wrote:
NYC Law wrote:
VTOrange19 wrote:Got all of my grades in today, in rapid succession. 3.44 GPA for 1L. I am happy about my A's, but from snooping around looking for curves, 3.44 isn't that good compared to the curve. Am I just freaking out?


Can't say without knowing what the curve is.


Not really good with the extrapolating, what-combos-would-be-higher-than-mine situations. But here is the curve.

A 4.0 A- 3.67 B+ 3.33 B 3.0

A, A- 15%
B+, B, B- 25%
C+, C, C- 45%
D+, D, F 15%

uh 3.44 puts you probably in the top 5% or higher depending on how many classes?


thats actually probably not correct no matter how many classes he/she took

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby D'Angelo » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:10 am

this curve looks like a 2.3 (C/C+) curve...3.44 is a B+/A- average...

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby NYC Law » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:11 am

VTOrange19 wrote:
NYC Law wrote:
VTOrange19 wrote:Got all of my grades in today, in rapid succession. 3.44 GPA for 1L. I am happy about my A's, but from snooping around looking for curves, 3.44 isn't that good compared to the curve. Am I just freaking out?


Can't say without knowing what the curve is.


Not really good with the extrapolating, what-combos-would-be-higher-than-mine situations. But here is the curve.

A 4.0 A- 3.67 B+ 3.33 B 3.0

A, A- 15%
B+, B, B- 25%
C+, C, C- 45%
D+, D, F 15%


That just looks like the grade distribution per class, but more info is needed about what the median gpa for the school is or some of the rank cut-offs. Try googling for it to see if you can find it for your school.

But that is a really harsh curve, so you're probably fairly highly ranked.

Perspective: At my school 2-8% gets C range grades, and no one has to get below that, and you'd still be top 18% here. So def within top 10%, probably higher.
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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby 5ky » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:13 am

wtf, if that's your curve, and you got a 3.44, then yes you are freaking out needlessly.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby goodolgil » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:19 am

60% get a C+ or worse? Jesus.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby VTOrange19 » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:27 am

VTOrange19 wrote:
NYC Law wrote:
VTOrange19 wrote:Got all of my grades in today, in rapid succession. 3.44 GPA for 1L. I am happy about my A's, but from snooping around looking for curves, 3.44 isn't that good compared to the curve. Am I just freaking out?


Can't say without knowing what the curve is.


Not really good with the extrapolating, what-combos-would-be-higher-than-mine situations. But here is the curve.

A 4.0 A- 3.67 B+ 3.33 B 3.0

A, A- 15%
B+, B, B- 25%
C+, C, C- 45%
D+, D, F 15%


Whoooops. Took someone's word for it but found it from the school. Here's the real deal:

A, A- 15%
B+, B, 25%
B-, C+ 35%
C, C- 15%
D+, D, D-, F 10%

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby D'Angelo » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:42 am

still should be top 10 at least!

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby serdog » Fri Jan 06, 2012 3:05 am

Got all my mid terms back :( Help not hurt got to turn in around :(

Tort C
Crim C+
Con C
Contracts B-

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby thesealocust » Fri Jan 06, 2012 6:32 am

serdog wrote:Got all my mid terms back :( Help not hurt got to turn in around :(


This post was refreshingly incoherent.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby theavrock » Fri Jan 06, 2012 10:58 am

First grade back today. B+ in Civ Pro. Not happy with it but it could have been worse I suppose. And the waiting continues.

I think it will be worse now that I have one grade. When I didn't have any I could just sit back, now it feels different for some reason.

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby jeff5170 » Fri Jan 06, 2012 11:49 am

Hitting the refresh button on our grades website has taken over my life. 3 grades reported, 1 to go. AHHH!

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby LS-boundNYC » Fri Jan 06, 2012 12:03 pm

theavrock wrote:First grade back today. B+ in Civ Pro. Not happy with it but it could have been worse I suppose. And the waiting continues.

I think it will be worse now that I have one grade. When I didn't have any I could just sit back, now it feels different for some reason.


This is so true. I wish I hadn't looked when the first came in, but had waited for all of them. I can't focus on anything else right now...

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Kabuo » Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:17 pm

LS-boundNYC wrote:
theavrock wrote:First grade back today. B+ in Civ Pro. Not happy with it but it could have been worse I suppose. And the waiting continues.

I think it will be worse now that I have one grade. When I didn't have any I could just sit back, now it feels different for some reason.


This is so true. I wish I hadn't looked when the first came in, but had waited for all of them. I can't focus on anything else right now...


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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby NYC Law » Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:28 pm

Kabuo wrote:
LS-boundNYC wrote:
theavrock wrote:First grade back today. B+ in Civ Pro. Not happy with it but it could have been worse I suppose. And the waiting continues.

I think it will be worse now that I have one grade. When I didn't have any I could just sit back, now it feels different for some reason.


This is so true. I wish I hadn't looked when the first came in, but had waited for all of them. I can't focus on anything else right now...


QFT

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby Pink » Fri Jan 06, 2012 1:45 pm

Had a dream that I got two As and two Bs, but in my dream it equaled a 3.81 and top 10% of the class. At least my subconscious is unrealistically optimistic I suppose...

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby crossarmant » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:38 pm

First substantive class grade in! Torts: A! No A+'s were given, only 5 A's out of 70 people... so I have a good feeling about the rest considering I felt the worst about that exam!

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby NYC Law » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:40 pm

crossarmant wrote:First substantive class grade in! Torts: A! No A+'s were given, only 5 A's out of 70 people... so I have a good feeling about the rest considering I felt the worst about that exam!


Woah congrats!!

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby theavrock » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:48 pm

crossarmant wrote:First substantive class grade in! Torts: A! No A+'s were given, only 5 A's out of 70 people... so I have a good feeling about the rest considering I felt the worst about that exam!

great work!

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Re: 1L Fall Grade Waiting Thread

Postby ilovesf » Fri Jan 06, 2012 2:49 pm

crossarmant wrote:First substantive class grade in! Torts: A! No A+'s were given, only 5 A's out of 70 people... so I have a good feeling about the rest considering I felt the worst about that exam!

Wow, that is really great - congrats!!!




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