Grade Reform

  • Grade Reform, Law Schools

    Columbia: Are You Ready For Some Grade Reform?

    Earlier, we told you that Harvard and Stanford were replacing letter-grades in favor of a “we’re all winners” system. We then reported that the NYU Law School student newspaper published essentially an open letter, begging Columbia not to follow suit. As you might imagine, Columbia is totally unconcerned with NYU law students and their opinions. […]

    82 Comments / / Oct 14, 2008 at 3:29 PM
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    NYU Law Freaks Out Responds To Grade Reform

    Most everyone knows what an elevator speech is: it’s a short, pithy, memorable description of a company’s services. Lawyers have always built their reputations on their expertise, such that the creation of an elevator pitch should be one of the easiest things for an attorney to do; however, many lawyers still stumble over the basic question: “What do you do?”

  • Grade Reform, Law Schools

    Grade Reform Reaction Roundup

    Last week we told you that Harvard and Stanford law schools were enacting sweeping grade reform. Reactions came in from students and alumni from many top schools. One close friend emailed: If Harvard had this when we were in school, I’d be emailing you from DPW right now. Suffice it to say, the friend emailed […]

    69 Comments / / Sep 30, 2008 at 11:13 AM
  • Grade Reform, Law Schools

    Stanford Adopts ‘Retroactive’ Honors Policy:
    Students Complain In Real Time

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