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Problemsolving
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HLS Latin Honors

Postby Problemsolving » Mon Jul 11, 2011 1:37 am

Does anyone know what the GPA cutoffs for latin honors at HLS were this past year? I believe the class of 2011 was the first class to have 3 years of the DS/H/P/LP system. It would be interesting to see how that translates into latin honors. Thanks!

WhatWouldHolmesDo?
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Re: HLS Latin Honors

Postby WhatWouldHolmesDo? » Tue Jul 12, 2011 9:50 am

Problemsolving wrote:Does anyone know what the GPA cutoffs for latin honors at HLS were this past year? I believe the class of 2011 was the first class to have 3 years of the DS/H/P/LP system. It would be interesting to see how that translates into latin honors. Thanks!


There's no cut-off except for summa cum laude, which has a cut-off of 4.75. Might as well just call it valedictorian, as it requires almost entirely DS'es. The site even explicitly explains what happens in the event that no one qualifies for summa - it goes to the highest GPA in the class.

Magna cum laude is top 10%. Cum laude goes to the next 30%.

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Re: HLS Latin Honors

Postby Problemsolving » Thu Jul 14, 2011 9:40 pm

Oh, sorry about being unclear. I was wondering if anyone knew what GPA corresponds to top 10%, top 30% for the class that just graduated this year. I was hoping someone would post who was magna, or cum laude and he or she could state his or her GPA, so we'd get a better idea of what it takes to get latin honors. Thanks.

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Re: HLS Latin Honors

Postby WhatWouldHolmesDo? » Fri Jul 15, 2011 11:55 am

Problemsolving wrote:Oh, sorry about being unclear. I was wondering if anyone knew what GPA corresponds to top 10%, top 30% for the class that just graduated this year. I was hoping someone would post who was magna, or cum laude and he or she could state his or her GPA, so we'd get a better idea of what it takes to get latin honors. Thanks.


Oh, good question. Not sure they publish it.




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