- Dec 15, 2017
- Uni Grad
Each grade is also partitioned into plus and minus (e.g. A-, A, A+), and yeah, its a lot easier to get a 90+ in the US than in Aus. However, the cut-offs for each grade are not always clear, and is generally arbitrarily decided by the lecturer each year depending on the cohort and how well everyone performed relative to each other. Funnily enough, I ended up getting an A in my last course last semester, but my aggregate was 743.5/741 (more than 100%), yet I didn't get an A+. Lol.As jazz has said, definitely not. The HSC grading system is much closer to the US uni system (maybe HS too?) where A = 90+, B = 80+, C = 70+ and so on. US uni courses are either marked more leniently or curved generously (like aligned HSC marks) compared to Australian universities - As are pretty common.
Yes and no. Via experience and the analogy established earlier, i'd say a pass at uni would be roughly equivalent to a Band 4 in the HSC.Apparently you can "get-by" with just passes. Is this true tho?