After Grades - What did we learn?

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby thesealocust » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:40 am

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby JazzOne » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:44 am

heyguys wrote:Also, one question I have that is of interest: for those of you who have gotten your grades back, how arbitrary do you feel the grading process has been?

I got the exact same grade in all three of my substantive courses. It's hard to gauge based on one individual's grades, but it doesn't feel arbitrary to me.

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby Pizon » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:52 am

JazzOne wrote:
heyguys wrote:Also, one question I have that is of interest: for those of you who have gotten your grades back, how arbitrary do you feel the grading process has been?

I got the exact same grade in all three of my substantive courses. It's hard to gauge based on one individual's grades, but it doesn't feel arbitrary to me.


I'm guessing a B+

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby samiseaborn » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:54 am

Kohinoor wrote:Anyone see a link between word count and grades?


Nope. Best grade was the test with a word limit.

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby kimber1028 » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:56 am

My grades were all in the same range, too. I doubt they're really arbitrary.

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby como » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:58 am

I noticed my best grades were on exams with a multiple choice component. They also both had word limits. I don't know if I just got more multiple choice questions correct than most of my peers, if I packed more analysis into the word limits, or both.
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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby JazzOne » Thu Jan 14, 2010 11:58 am

Pizon wrote:
JazzOne wrote:
heyguys wrote:Also, one question I have that is of interest: for those of you who have gotten your grades back, how arbitrary do you feel the grading process has been?

I got the exact same grade in all three of my substantive courses. It's hard to gauge based on one individual's grades, but it doesn't feel arbitrary to me.


I'm guessing a B+

lol

Um, no
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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby Esc » Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:01 pm

JazzOne wrote:
Pizon wrote:
JazzOne wrote:
heyguys wrote:Also, one question I have that is of interest: for those of you who have gotten your grades back, how arbitrary do you feel the grading process has been?

I got the exact same grade in all three of my substantive courses. It's hard to gauge based on one individual's grades, but it doesn't feel arbitrary to me.


I'm guessing a B+

lol

Um, no

Are you even in law school?


blah, blah, blah

I care not for the arbitrariness of grades. I despise the arbitrariness in grade reporting times on the part of the professors. Still nothing.

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby JazzOne » Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:03 pm

Esc wrote:blah, blah, blah

I care not for the arbitrariness of grades. I despise the arbitrariness in grade reporting times on the part of the professors. Still nothing.

I was thinking about emailing you to ask if you heard anything yet later today. Check after noon.

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby Esc » Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:04 pm

JazzOne wrote:
Esc wrote:blah, blah, blah

I care not for the arbitrariness of grades. I despise the arbitrariness in grade reporting times on the part of the professors. Still nothing.

I was thinking about emailing you to ask if you heard anything yet later today. Check after noon.


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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby Pizon » Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:07 pm

Yes, I'm in law school... Why?

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby JazzOne » Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:16 pm

Pizon wrote:Yes, I'm in law school... Why?

Just curious because you jumped into the thread on page 14 with nothing to contribute but a knock on my grades.

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby superserial » Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:34 pm

JazzOne wrote:
Pizon wrote:Yes, I'm in law school... Why?

Just curious because you jumped into the thread on page 14 with nothing to contribute but a knock on my grades.


do you expect anything better from a guy named Pizon with a Yankee hat tar?

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby JazzOne » Thu Jan 14, 2010 12:42 pm

superserial wrote:
JazzOne wrote:
Pizon wrote:Yes, I'm in law school... Why?

Just curious because you jumped into the thread on page 14 with nothing to contribute but a knock on my grades.


do you expect anything better from a guy named Pizon with a Yankee hat tar?

Lol

I'm from the south, so that didn't even occur to me.

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby Pizon » Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:14 pm

JazzOne wrote:
Pizon wrote:Yes, I'm in law school... Why?

Just curious because you jumped into the thread on page 14 with nothing to contribute but a knock on my grades.


It wasn't a knock. B+ is not a bad grade by any means. I was just taking a guess.

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby JazzOne » Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:16 pm

Pizon wrote:
JazzOne wrote:
Pizon wrote:Yes, I'm in law school... Why?

Just curious because you jumped into the thread on page 14 with nothing to contribute but a knock on my grades.


It wasn't a knock. B+ is not a bad grade by any means. I was just taking a guess.

My bad then. I just got my first semester grades, and it's awkward. I want to celebrate, but everyone keeps shushing me. I'll deal.

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby Kohinoor » Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:31 pm

vanwinkle wrote:
GeePee wrote:That's not really a meaningful comparison anyway; it would only really be valuable if you could compare word counts between students (and that would require students in the same class posting grades... not gonna happen)

This is what I was thinking. The schools that are heavily represented here have all threatened to kill each other if anyone starts revealing grades, so there's no way to benchmark anything.

alts for matriculated students imo. I'd post as the mysterious Darya-ye Noor thereby covering my trail.

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby ak362 » Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:32 pm

JazzOne wrote:
Pizon wrote:
JazzOne wrote:
Pizon wrote:Yes, I'm in law school... Why?

Just curious because you jumped into the thread on page 14 with nothing to contribute but a knock on my grades.


It wasn't a knock. B+ is not a bad grade by any means. I was just taking a guess.

My bad then. I just got my first semester grades, and it's awkward. I want to celebrate, but everyone keeps shushing me. I'll deal.


Get all your non-LS friends together and pop open a bottle of champagne?

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby Esc » Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:37 pm

JazzOne wrote:
Pizon wrote:
JazzOne wrote:
Pizon wrote:Yes, I'm in law school... Why?

Just curious because you jumped into the thread on page 14 with nothing to contribute but a knock on my grades.


It wasn't a knock. B+ is not a bad grade by any means. I was just taking a guess.

My bad then. I just got my first semester grades, and it's awkward. I want to celebrate, but everyone keeps shushing me. I'll deal.


Just do it already!

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby TTT-LS » Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:39 pm

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby como » Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:40 pm

TTT-LS wrote:
JazzOne wrote: I just got my first semester grades, and it's awkward. I want to celebrate, but everyone keeps shushing me. I'll deal.

Nothing wrong with celebrating with close friends/significant others. That's what I do. Tonight, we're popping a few bottles of this: --LinkRemoved--

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Wow, that aint FAFSA cash you're using, huh?

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby JazzOne » Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:42 pm

MY BAD!!!!!

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

Postby TTT-LS » Thu Jan 14, 2010 1:44 pm

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Re: After Grades - What did we learn?

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