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Is Making The Dean's List a big deal?

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  1. HenryFlower (sheesh!)

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    I don't pay it much mind because it's easy to make Dean's List and a large portion of your class makes it. I feel like it just separates those who actually give a fuck about school and their grades with those who don't give two fucks and hardly try.
     
  2. JBSchroeds RIP Kentaro Miura

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    In the grand scheme of things: not a big deal. Your final honors means more than how many times you make the dean's list, and even that's less and less important as you get more actual job experience.
     
  3. ripskater Guest

    I think if you do that, it's a nice accomplishment.
     
  4. punky brewster Red Belt

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    Think of it like this: Can you picture yourself telling your grandchildren about it?

    "Well, one of the highlights of my life came in 2015, when I made the dean's list"!

    It's not exactly storming the beaches at Normandy.
     
  5. Misfit23 Red Belt

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  6. HeyBoone Brown Belt

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    It depends on what it actually signifies.

    I graduated with my engineering degree (mechanical) while on the dean's list for the last couple of years and in my degree it meant that you were in the top 10% of your class. To me it was something that I was proud of considering I cleaned my act up a bit and turned it on the last couple years and was happy that the hard work paid off.

    If it's a similar criteria for you then sure it's a big deal and be proud of it.

    Like others said, put it on your resume, I sure as hell did.
     
  7. Krav McGraw Banned Banned

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    It's not something to put on your resume or LinkedIn profile.

    The only academic achievement worthy of noting in my opinion is if you graduate magna or summa cum laude from a good school. Otherwise no one really cares.
     
  8. HockeyBjj Putting on the foil

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    Not a big deal at all. Doesn't it just mean GPA greater than 3.0 or 3.5 depending on the school?
     
  9. JohnnyTowers Brown Belt

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    Indefferent? Deans List? What college you hailing from?






    Kidding.







    It puts you ahead of the standard graduate in terms of looking for a career.
     
  10. kahiljabroni Red Belt

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    Not when you got a 4.0 and 3.93 in consecutive semesters like me.
     
  11. NoGoodNamesLeft Silver Belt

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    ayy lmao carrying a 3.7 into my final semester at Umass. I know this feel.
     
  12. DaleBoca Gold Belt

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    Nah, not really. It's good you're busting your ass for undergrad.... But, if you're not gonna go to grad school then no, it's nit that big of a deal.

    Plus, St. Johns University? Acceptance rate over 50%? Pshh, def not that big of a deal.

    :icon_twis
     
  13. Nonsense Silver Belt

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    Graduating anything less than in the top 5% makes you mediocre imo.
     
  14. HunterSdVa29 Respect, tho

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    as others have stated, one term not a huge deal, but enough of those and you're likely to get at least Cum Laude, potentially Magna or Summa if you're well above the normal 3.5 for Dean's List
     
  15. Brampton_Boy Douchey Mc Douche

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    You will find that your family and friends will find more pleasure and pride in these types of accomplishments than you ever will.

    You should certainly feel proud that you made the deans list, but if your anything like me, it will be a check point on the road to your long term goals(graduating, getting a job etc).
     
  16. Ah Man Brown Belt

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    It's a reflection of your hard work that most people don't achieve. Everything's relative, but it's definitely something to be proud of. Enjoy it.
     
  17. wlu29 Banned Banned

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    Humble brag
     
  18. kendrickp87 White Belt

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    Enjoy that antonios while it lasts, pizza by the slice elseware is almost always disapointing.
     
  19. kendrickp87 White Belt

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    Learn to celebrate your achievements, even small ones. Just treat them like any failure you may encounter, give yourself a set window to throw yourself a pity party or toast to your success. Then move on to chasing the next goal or opportunity.
     
  20. Martialarts123 Brown Belt

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    tough guy over here. Try 4.0 from freshman to junior year. Bio major.
     

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