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Old 2008-05-22, 09:18 PM   #1
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less than half a percent(in 3 classes)from higher grade point averages....





gah!

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Old 2008-05-22, 09:19 PM   #2
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Well, get to it.
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Old 2008-05-22, 09:40 PM   #3
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Well, get to it.
I can't --classes are over, otherwise i wouldn't be complaining
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Old 2008-05-22, 09:50 PM   #4
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Old 2008-05-22, 10:02 PM   #5
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Because the man wants to get us down.
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Old 2008-05-22, 10:22 PM   #6
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i hope i get good grades, i have to do 3 GCSEs 1 year early! and than im doing a level stuff in them subjects i think.
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Old 2008-05-22, 11:56 PM   #7
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When I went to junior college, no one looked at my high school GPA. No one looked at my SAT scores.

When I finished junior college, I was guaranteed admission to a four-year state university. I only needed a "C" average, but I did much better than that.

I went to the four-year university and, again, they didn't care about any test scores.

Then I did a summer internship. There were few entry requirements, but as a bonus of completion, I was offered a research position and guaranteed admission into Stanford.

...and to think I worried so much about my grades and tests? Hah!

Good people skills, diligence and determination will smooth over any bumps in your academic record. Don't sweat the grades. It's small stuff in the big picture.
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Old 2008-05-23, 01:46 AM   #8
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I ruined my 4.0 this semester. I got one A- so now my GPA sits at a measly 3.95. I'm so ashamed.
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Old 2008-05-23, 04:47 AM   #9
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When I went to junior college, no one looked at my high school GPA. No one looked at my SAT scores.

When I finished junior college, I was guaranteed admission to a four-year state university. I only needed a "C" average, but I did much better than that.

I went to the four-year university and, again, they didn't care about any test scores.

Then I did a summer internship. There were few entry requirements, but as a bonus of completion, I was offered a research position and guaranteed admission into Stanford.

...and to think I worried so much about my grades and tests? Hah!

Good people skills, diligence and determination will smooth over any bumps in your academic record. Don't sweat the grades. It's small stuff in the big picture.
Totally, I like to think of it that way. Can't tell that to my father.
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Old 2008-05-23, 05:06 AM   #10
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I ruined my 4.0 this semester. I got one A- so now my GPA sits at a measly 3.95. I'm so ashamed.
Perfection should be a goal, never a destination.
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Old 2008-05-23, 05:08 AM   #11
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Totally, I like to think of it that way. Can't tell that to my father.
I forgot to add a disclaimer.

All that hard work will cover up one or two "C"s on your report card... but you can't cover up a couple years of mediocre effort. You should be in kick-@ss mode throughout school!

I'm just sayin', don't sweat a couple bum grades here and there.
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Old 2008-05-23, 05:16 AM   #12
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Perfection should be a goal
90% should be a goal. A 90% A looks just as good as a 100% A. 100% A means you worked 10% too hard.
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Old 2008-05-23, 01:33 PM   #13
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90% should be a goal. A 90% A looks just as good as a 100% A. 100% A means you worked 10% too hard.
Really? 100% should be the goal, with 90% an acceptable outcome. :-)
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Old 2008-05-23, 03:09 PM   #14
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Our procurement and payment department will reimburse travel funds up to a 150% of allowable cost, doesn't this mean that 150% is actually then a full 100% allowable cost?


The point here is that you should always lobby the chain of command in the event of a few points. What would Henry Kissinger do?



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Old 2008-05-23, 03:15 PM   #15
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I ruined my 4.0 this semester. I got one A- so now my GPA sits at a measly 3.95. I'm so ashamed.
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