GULC Latin Cutoffs

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GULC Latin Cutoffs

Postby shadow. » Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:42 pm

Anyone have an idea about where the cutoff for magna will be this year?

Some history:

2012: 3.74
2011: 3.71
2010: 3.69

Looks to be going up-- but with one interesting trend. When the c/o 2012 were 2Ls, their top 10% mark was 3.71; however, when c/o 2013 were 2Ls, their top 10% mark was 3.69.

Anyone have any inside knowledge? Is this something with which the registrar can help?

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Re: GULC Latin Cutoffs

Postby tim.jonner » Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:53 pm

shadow. wrote:Anyone have an idea about where the cutoff for magna will be this year?

Some history:

2012: 3.74
2011: 3.71
2010: 3.69

Looks to be going up-- but with one interesting trend. When the c/o 2012 were 2Ls, their top 10% mark was 3.71; however, when c/o 2013 were 2Ls, their top 10% mark was 3.69.

Anyone have any inside knowledge? Is this something with which the registrar can help?


I'd assume you would have to wait until all of the grades are in...

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Re: GULC Latin Cutoffs

Postby sambeber » Sun Feb 10, 2013 5:04 pm

shadow. wrote:Anyone have an idea about where the cutoff for magna will be this year?

Some history:

2012: 3.74
2011: 3.71
2010: 3.69

Looks to be going up-- but with one interesting trend. When the c/o 2012 were 2Ls, their top 10% mark was 3.71; however, when c/o 2013 were 2Ls, their top 10% mark was 3.69.

Anyone have any inside knowledge? Is this something with which the registrar can help?


PMed.

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Re: GULC Latin Cutoffs

Postby DouglasDevelopment » Sun Feb 10, 2013 11:07 pm

Curious about this topic as well. Mind giving me a PM sambeber?

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Re: GULC Latin Cutoffs

Postby TLSwag » Mon Feb 11, 2013 8:14 pm

DouglasDevelopment wrote:Curious about this topic as well. Mind giving me a PM sambeber?


would greatly appreciate the same sambeber. thanks in advance

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Re: GULC Latin Cutoffs

Postby Torvon » Sat Feb 16, 2013 3:07 am

shadow. wrote:Anyone have an idea about where the cutoff for magna will be this year?

Some history:

2012: 3.74
2011: 3.71
2010: 3.69

Looks to be going up-- but with one interesting trend. When the c/o 2012 were 2Ls, their top 10% mark was 3.71; however, when c/o 2013 were 2Ls, their top 10% mark was 3.69.

Anyone have any inside knowledge? Is this something with which the registrar can help?


I don't think the "going up" thing is evidence that this year will be higher than last. The 2L top 10% cutoff for each class is the best predictor for the magna cutoff. So, somewhere between 3.71 and 3.74 is probably the best you'll get. Unless, of course, someone has some secret registrar info.

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Re: GULC Latin Cutoffs

Postby 3|ink » Mon Feb 18, 2013 3:34 am

Torvon wrote:
shadow. wrote:Anyone have an idea about where the cutoff for magna will be this year?

Some history:

2012: 3.74
2011: 3.71
2010: 3.69

Looks to be going up-- but with one interesting trend. When the c/o 2012 were 2Ls, their top 10% mark was 3.71; however, when c/o 2013 were 2Ls, their top 10% mark was 3.69.

Anyone have any inside knowledge? Is this something with which the registrar can help?


I don't think the "going up" thing is evidence that this year will be higher than last. The 2L top 10% cutoff for each class is the best predictor for the magna cutoff. So, somewhere between 3.71 and 3.74 is probably the best you'll get. Unless, of course, someone has some secret registrar info.

Does GULC release rankings every semester or just at the end of the year?

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Re: GULC Latin Cutoffs

Postby sambeber » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:15 am

TLSwag wrote:
DouglasDevelopment wrote:Curious about this topic as well. Mind giving me a PM sambeber?


would greatly appreciate the same sambeber. thanks in advance


I'll post here what I've been PMing:

I have no inside information, just some research results: http://imgur.com/blaRifi

Seems to go up .01-.02 from 1L to 2L, and another .03-.05 from 2L to 3L. I would guess it will be in the 3.72-3.74 range this year.

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Re: GULC Latin Cutoffs

Postby sambeber » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:16 am

3|ink wrote:
Torvon wrote:
shadow. wrote:Anyone have an idea about where the cutoff for magna will be this year?

Some history:

2012: 3.74
2011: 3.71
2010: 3.69

Looks to be going up-- but with one interesting trend. When the c/o 2012 were 2Ls, their top 10% mark was 3.71; however, when c/o 2013 were 2Ls, their top 10% mark was 3.69.

Anyone have any inside knowledge? Is this something with which the registrar can help?


I don't think the "going up" thing is evidence that this year will be higher than last. The 2L top 10% cutoff for each class is the best predictor for the magna cutoff. So, somewhere between 3.71 and 3.74 is probably the best you'll get. Unless, of course, someone has some secret registrar info.

Does GULC release rankings every semester or just at the end of the year?


No rankings, just cutoffs. And they're released at the end of every year, unless you're in the top 5%, in which case they let you know if you're personally within the top 1/3/5% at the end of each semester.




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