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Feb. 13, 2008

Vol. 108, No. 8

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Making the grade(s) -- I

Making the grade(s) -- I

By Melinda Baldwin GS

Posted on Feb. 24, 2008

At 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15, undergraduates breathed a sigh of relief as they handed in their papers and essays for the fall semester. For most students, Dean’s Date — the final deadline for written assignments — meant freedom from those...

Making the grade(s) -- II

By Chip McCorkle '09

Posted on Feb. 24, 2008

One Princeton grading policy that engendered student criticism long before grade deflation is the option to take courses on a Pass/D/Fail (“P/D/F”) basis. Once a semester for no more than four semesters, students can ask professors to...
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