# Putting an expected 2:1 on my grad scheme applications?Watch

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I achieved 58.8% overall in the second year of my degree. Is it dishonest to put 'expected 2:1' on grad scheme applications?
Bearing in mind my University calculates grades on either the mean or the median of my third-year grades (whichever comes out higher.) Despite the average being 58.8% the median of my grades is 60%. Therefore if I were to achieve the same results next year then I would receive a 2:1.
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I achieved 58.8% overall in the second year of my degree. Is it dishonest to put 'expected 2:1' on grad scheme applications?
Bearing in mind my University calculates grades on either the mean or the median of my third-year grades (whichever comes out higher.) Despite the average being 58.8% the median of my grades is 60%. Therefore if I were to achieve the same results next year then I would receive a 2:1.
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2 weeks ago
#3
No that’s fine. I got 58% in my second year and graduated with a 2:1. It’s possible to improve your overall grade by 2%
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2 weeks ago
#4
(Original post by daniela1212)
I achieved 58.8% overall in the second year of my degree. Is it dishonest to put 'expected 2:1' on grad scheme applications?
Bearing in mind my University calculates grades on either the mean or the median of my third-year grades (whichever comes out higher.) Despite the average being 58.8% the median of my grades is 60%. Therefore if I were to achieve the same results next year then I would receive a 2:1.
Everyone does it and they honestly don't care provided that you achieve it prior to starting the graduate role.
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2 weeks ago
#5
Considering how if you achieve similarly next year, you will get a 2:1, I don't think it's dishonest.
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2 weeks ago
#6
If your uni goes on median as you said, I think that's fair enough. I've never heard of that before, but if someone said I have 60 on median grade then fair dos.
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#7
Thanks for the feedback, I was thinking that it might be fine, just needed to know if people agreed
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