[DWJ] Re: Congratulations, and an OT question
klj at sccs.swarthmore.edu
Tue May 9 16:36:02 EDT 2006
On Tue, 9 May 2006, Puszczewicz, Laurie Anne wrote:
> Congratulations to Ania on the dissertation, and the job, and the ten
> pound note. Your post also brought up a question thatc I'll ask to the
What number are we up to now? Anyway, I concur!
> So, international list, anyone want to share grading around the world?
When I spent a semester studying abroad at the University of Edinburgh, I
had a lot of trouble getting used to the grading system there. I can't
remember it all that well, but I _think_ 80% or above may have
corresponded to an A, or maybe it was even as low as 70%. One way or
another, it was very confusing to me, especially since I was told that it
was more or less impossible to get above 90%. In the American system,
for those who don't know, 90% is the cut-off level for an A. I had a lot
of trouble working out what my letter grades would be based on my number
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