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The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Breakdown of “Scholastic Success” at UMich

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By Gender
MalesB+
FemalesB+
By Major
AccountingB
Aerospace EngineeringA-
AnthropologyB+
ArchaeologyA
ArchitectureB
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA
Art & Design DepartmentB-
AstronomyB+
BiologyB
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
Chemical EngineeringB
ChemistryB
Civil EngineeringC
CommunicationsA-
Computer EngineeringB+
Computer ScienceA-
Cultures/CivilizationC+
EconomicsB+
EducationB
Electrical EngineeringB
Engineering DepartmentB+
EnglishB+
FinanceB
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC+
Geography and GeosciencesC+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B-
Industrial Operations EngineeringB+
JournalismB
KinesiologyA-
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A
LinguisticsA-
MathA-
Mechanical EngineeringA-
Music - Composition/TheoryA
Music - PerformanceB+
Music EducationA
Neuroscience/Cognitive ScienceA-
Nuclear EngineeringC-
NursingB
OtherB+
Perfomance ArtsA-
PharmacyA-
PhilosophyB
PhysicsB+
Political ScienceA-
PreLaw and LegalA-
PreMed and MedicalB
PsychologyB
SociologyB+
UndecidedB

Against similar schools

Scholastic Success compared with similar schools in class.

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
 B+
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
Cornell University
 B+
University of California - Berkeley
 B+
Stanford University
 B+
Yale University
 A-
Princeton University
 B+
University of Southern California
 B+
F
A+

Scholastic Success

... Scholastic success gets a C because understanding the material of the curriculum alone will not get you a good or even necessarily passing gra...Read full comment
... However, in time (or if you are smart you can handle your stuff from day one) you can strike a balance and get good grades, party, and attend fo...Read full comment
... You have random kids who can easily get good grades but for most people its a struggle to get anything above a B+ ...Read full comment
... 7 and most science classes are all 'premed' which is ridiculous considering that 85 percent of the class probably won't be admitted to med school ...Read full comment
... s were getting better grades than me ...Read full comment
... Get used to seeing bad grades ...Read full comment
... For one most students I have met are very insecure about themselves and only one talk about their "parents" money and two their grades ...Read full comment
... Despite good grades and very-high standardized test scores, I ultimately failed to get acceptance to professional schools, very likely due to ...Read full comment
... Very few students escape with flawless transcripts(think of those bad grades as battle scars ...Read full comment
... you will NOT have time for them if you want good grades ...Read full comment
... Not only should you get high grades and SAT scores, you should also participate in extracurricular activities (We're not talking about quantities...Read full comment
... Engineers are so egotistical about their grades, it's just funny to laugh at them ...Read full comment
... *tip - DO NOT fall behind on your coursework because you WILL NOT be happy with your science grades (cramming for Psych is a little bit more ...Read full comment
... I've met a small group of amazing people, we party, we get alright grades, and we enjoy meeting more of the *few* not stuck-up people at house p...Read full comment
... While I have had a few very nice approachable profs, the majority will give you bad grades on your papers if you dare support a conservative, or...Read full comment
... Friends at other schools will laugh at your grades while bragging about spending a fraction of the time studying at their half-ass institution ....Read full comment
... What determines if you will get good grades at such a large University is if you are active about meeting Profs (for recommendations) and active...Read full comment
... If you do a reasonable amount of work you will get good grades ...Read full comment
... Then got average grades, and realized that the people here were really a lot smarter than me -- a humbling experience ...Read full comment
... Academically I chose very challenging courses, therefore had to really work hard for my grades ...Read full comment
... Although no employer has ever asked me about the classes I took or my grades, I know that just listing my degree from the University of Michigan...Read full comment
... They will actually curve grades lower if they think students have done to well in several classes ...Read full comment
... If you arrange your classes right, you can have an active social life while keeping good grades in your classes ...Read full comment
... I did not, therefore my grades suffered, parties and clubs are all fun, but you won't be here for long if you don't devote 75% of your free time ...Read full comment
... Most college course grades are going to be based on an overall points system - final exam is 40% of grade, two tests are 20% each, homework and ...Read full comment
... They inflate grades, fill out your schedules for you, and hook you up with basically any internship you want ...Read full comment
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