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Cornell University

Breakdown of “Scholastic Success” at Cornell

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By Gender
MalesB+
FemalesB+
By Major
AccountingC
Aerospace EngineeringA
Animal StudiesA-
AnthropologyB+
ArchitectureB-
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA+
BiologyB
Business - Management and AdministrationB
Chemical EngineeringA-
ChemistryB
Civil EngineeringA-
CommunicationsA-
Computer EngineeringB+
Computer ScienceB+
Design Arts - Industrial Design/Graphic Design/etcC-
EconomicsB
Electrical EngineeringA
Engineering DepartmentA-
EnglishA
FinanceA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B+
Industrial Operations EngineeringA+
Mechanical EngineeringA-
MeteorologyB+
Natural ResourcesA-
OtherA-
PhilosophyA+
PhysicsA-
Political ScienceA-
PreLaw and LegalA
PreMed and MedicalA
PsychologyB+
Public PolicyA-
SociologyA
UndecidedB
Urban PlanningB+

Against similar schools

Scholastic Success compared with similar schools in class.

Cornell University
 B+
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B+

Harvard University
 B+
Princeton University
 B+
Brown University
 A-
Yale University
 A-
Stanford University
 A-
Columbia University in the City of New York
 B
New York University
 B+
F
A+

Scholastic Success

... Back in the 1980s, the grades given in engineering, science, and math were on a strict curve, with the mean score assigned a C+/B-, mean score p...Read full comment
... I got fabulous grades, good MCAT scores and got into a top medical school ...Read full comment
... All the grades in the engineering school are on a curve ...Read full comment
... Obviously good grades help ...Read full comment
... If you enjoy 1) drinking as your ONLY social activity and being a nuisance to other people who have to take care of your drunk-ass 2) working ...Read full comment
... People didn't understand why I was at all interested in being creative; for Cornell students- getting really stressed out for prelims to make C g...Read full comment
... You are basically completely helpless when it comes your grades, which are based off what you already knew and therefore how good of a high scho...Read full comment
... There so much work and often there is very little reward (good grades) for the amount of work you put in ...Read full comment
... Plus its only grades keep it all in perspective join a fraternity and drink beer ...Read full comment
... I feel like cornell ripped me off because im now trying to transfer, but i dont have great grades ...Read full comment
... It's true, there is hardly any corrolation between amount of effort put into studying and the grades received ...Read full comment
... However, if you are planning to apply for medical school or law school where grades and relative ranking matter, I would advise against placing y...Read full comment
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