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14 Jan 2014, 03:28
I was wondering if any schools in top 20 graded completely on cases / homework / projects and did not administer any exams?
I am a good test taker but find exams get in my way of actually learning because I get in a *cram for the exam* state of mind.
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16 Jan 2014, 16:10
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16 Jan 2014, 20:58
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Get a magic 8 ball and shake it. I bet it'll come up "Unlikely"
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20 Jan 2014, 22:40
While it's next to impossible to have *only* case studies.. even for exams. I think Harvard and Darden teach exclusively through case studies and even their evaluations are case study based. So good luck with that.
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Turns out exams at darden are "open book" and can be "taken anywhere" (including a hotel in Thailand, if that's what floats your boat)... and some of them are in fact actually case studies.

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21 Jan 2014, 02:58
Cool thanks. I guess I realize NO exams is not likely. I went to kind of a junky undergrad and basically to get an A in any course: download professor's slides > memorize > take exam based off memorizing slides. It was just a cycle of cramming and forgetting. I'd like a school that focuses on learning and development rather than exam taking.

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