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    I am 4'6"

    GCSE: 3A, 5B, 3C, 1 D*
    A-Level (predicted): AAA
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    5’5” and averaging 7/8/9
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    5'2 and grades average at A grade. That study is ridiculous.
    Height does not signify academic intelligence.
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    (Original post by Elen11)
    5'2 and grades average at A grade. That study is ridiculous.
    Height does not signify academic intelligence.
    Do you understand what a correlation is?


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    I always thought it was the bigger the head the better the grades?
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    (Original post by She-Ra)
    TES have reported that taller students do better at school based on a study of over 10,000 students in the USA.







    Is it true for UK students? Post your height and your average grades and let's compare

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    6ft and i get an A on average
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    5'7'' ABB
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    How are we meant to calculate 'average grades'? :eyeball:

    Currently finishing a PhD and I'm 5'9 which is above average for women, though perhaps not 'tall'.
    At school and on degrees before University my grades were probably on average 'good but not stellar'. However, the reality was a lot of polarisation. So A levels were A*AC, with the C being Chemistry... IGCSEs were mostly As and Bs but with Ds and Cs for maths/science subjects. On my degree I had a handful of 2.2s but also some firsts. Finished with a 2.1. MPhil I had 70, where distinction was 75. It was like a high 2.1 in practice.
    Based on this history I guess I'm headed for 'pass with minor corrections' at viva
    Fingers crossed!
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    (Original post by Cave Felem)
    Do you understand what a correlation is?


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    Of course I do, I'm not stupid. I understand that correlation and cause are two different things and don't always relate.
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    I'm 5ft 9 and my grades were ABCC in AS chem, bio, math & phys (in that order).

    However, my 6ft friend failed maths and physics at AS... so there is always an exception!
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    (Original post by Elen11)
    Height does not signify academic intelligence.
    That's exactly what the study says.
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    Looooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo oooooooooooool
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    (Original post by UWS)
    At GCSE: 5'3 - 2 A*, 1 A, 5 B and 1 C
    At A Level: 5'3 - BBC
    At uni: 5'3 - First

    So I haven't grown in 7 years, I think that's the main worry here.
    Your height is cute i can pick you up with one hand
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    5'2 and average grades A
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    6'

    GCSEs: A*, 8As, 2Bs
    A Levels predicted: AAB
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    (Original post by Chief Wiggum)
    I presume it's because taller people have higher self-esteem, which helps with focus/concentration etc.
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    I am female and 5'5" (165 cm). My height is pretty much the definition of average for women.

    GCSE equivalents averaged 8.54 out of 10, which is good (~ABB, mostly A* and As with some Bs and Cs).

    GCSEs were 1A, 3B, 6C (mostly because I did them in one year).

    AS grades were AAAB.

    My current average and predicted grade is 9 out of 10, which is very good (~AAA).
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    (Original post by She-Ra)
    TES have reported that taller students do better at school based on a study of over 10,000 students in the USA.







    Is it true for UK students? Post your height and your average grades and let's compare

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    6 foot 1 averaging about 85%
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    I'm 5'9 and got 12A*'s two A's at GCSE and predicted 3A's - A*'s at A-Level
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    (Original post by UWS)
    At GCSE: 5'3 - 2 A*, 1 A, 5 B and 1 C
    At A Level: 5'3 - BBC
    At uni: 5'3 - First

    So I haven't grown in 7 years, I think that's the main worry here.
    take a picture of yourself
 
 
 
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