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You aren’t your grades

It’s time to rethink the meaning of grades and how they’re constructed.Continue...

Context needed

The Arts and Science Undergraduate Society (ASUS) should be applauded for their proactive efforts to have class averages or medians included on transcripts.Continue...

ASUS fighting uphill grading battle

ASUS’s plan to encourage the Faculty of Arts and Science to have class averages appear on transcripts, discussed at a Tuesday town hall meeting on the 2012-13 Arts and Science grading report, might be more of an uphill battle than they expect.Continue...

Factoring in your GPA

Any students still enrolled at Queen’s as of May 1, 2011 will see some changes on their academic transcript.Continue...

Grading discrepancies a point of contention

The “Journal vs ...” is a new section within Dialogue. Two writers — one a member of the Journal Editoral Board and the other a member of the wider Queen’s community — face off on a selected topic. The views expressed by the Editorial Board member don’t represent the collective views of the Journal, but only those of that particular individual.Continue...

GPA goes wrong

The University’s new grading system offers no comfort to Queen’s students. The Grade Point Average, implemented in May, hurts the student who cares about the one per cent difference that can make or break a post-secondary career.Continue...