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# Awesome! Like High School!

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27 Feb 2008, 23:57
I can't believe it - I just got an assignment back, and I got a 100%!! That has not happened since high school - or maybe some small quiz in college. Ok ok, the mean was fairly high and the distribution pretty tight, but whatever. That still rocks. The only downside? My high school math teacher would reward perfect exams with this bizarre scrawl that he said was a dog. Mine just had the point total. I guess you don't get dogs at Fuqua.

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28 Feb 2008, 12:23
aaudetat wrote:
I can't believe it - I just got an assignment back, and I got a 100%!! That has not happened since high school - or maybe some small quiz in college. Ok ok, the mean was fairly high and the distribution pretty tight, but whatever. That still rocks. The only downside? My high school math teacher would reward perfect exams with this bizarre scrawl that he said was a dog. Mine just had the point total. I guess you don't get dogs at Fuqua.

I just got my midterm back in accounting and I got a 106/107

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28 Feb 2008, 15:17
Aww, you two are real smartypants.

Anyway, I was hoping this was going to be a post about how the former cheerleaders and the former fratboys/jocks were going to be the most popular people at Fuqua and Chicago! You know...just like high school.

I'm sure the two of you fell into those categories back in the day.

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28 Feb 2008, 15:59
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Aww, you two are real smartypants.

Anyway, I was hoping this was going to be a post about how the former cheerleaders and the former fratboys/jocks were going to be the most popular people at Fuqua and Chicago! You know...just like high school.

I'm sure the two of you fell into those categories back in the day.

i thought this was about not having a date to the bschool prom

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28 Feb 2008, 16:36
And I thought you hated accounting
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I just got my midterm back in accounting and I got a 106/107

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28 Feb 2008, 16:38
That's why he only managed 106...

And I thought you hated accounting
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I just got my midterm back in accounting and I got a 106/107

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28 Feb 2008, 17:40
"This one time, at [math] camp...."

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28 Feb 2008, 23:35
The curves can be tight. Last semester I had a 34/35 in the accounting mid-term and that turned out to be outside the top 10%...It's scary how prepared people are.

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29 Feb 2008, 07:04
dabots wrote:
solaris1 wrote:
Aww, you two are real smartypants.

Anyway, I was hoping this was going to be a post about how the former cheerleaders and the former fratboys/jocks were going to be the most popular people at Fuqua and Chicago! You know...just like high school.

I'm sure the two of you fell into those categories back in the day.

i thought this was about not having a date to the bschool prom

I thought this was about an insane girl who ends up really messing up your head.

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29 Feb 2008, 13:44
you people make me sick... haha
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29 Feb 2008, 13:53
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The curves can be tight. Last semester I had a 34/35 in the accounting mid-term and that turned out to be outside the top 10%...It's scary how prepared people are.

L.

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I thought this was about an insane girl who ends up really messing up your head.

Enough said.

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01 Mar 2008, 16:02
Haha grades like that dont come too easy at Darden

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03 Mar 2008, 14:30
So can I share that my group got a 100% on our A3 in Ops. Mgmt. last week? We thought it was no big deal, that everyone probably did well, until the professor said that she graded them pretty harshly. Congrats to Aau and Rhyme!

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04 Mar 2008, 10:33
i think it depends on the class. some professors - most at fuqua - set up tests to provide a pretty wide dispersion. others give you stuff they expect you to be able to do. accting exams are brutal, but ops was much more doable.

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04 Mar 2008, 12:44
westsider wrote:
"This one time, at [math] camp...."

ROFL!

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04 Mar 2008, 19:29
Forced curve here... keeps the grades meaningful.

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16 Mar 2008, 02:08
Same here.

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16 Mar 2008, 06:52
forced curve here too, though i find it somewhat ridiculously forgiving:

Superior Pass: Top 25% of class
High Pass: Next 40%
Pass, Low Pass, Fail: all the rest.

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17 Mar 2008, 06:00
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forced curve here too, though i find it somewhat ridiculously forgiving

Same here! I get the impression that they are really not out to fail anyone.

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17 Mar 2008, 06:15
ishcabibble wrote:
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forced curve here too, though i find it somewhat ridiculously forgiving

Same here! I get the impression that they are really not out to fail anyone.

oh, definitely. this is supposed to be an everyone wins game, like the duck game at the county fair.

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