Grading Scale - page 3

What is or was your nursing school grading scale? Ours is 77% for a C, 83% for a B and 93% for an A. A few students are upset because it seems to lessen our chances of going on to get accepted into... Read More

  1. by   Mommy TeleRN
    You know it's not really fair that some nursing programs use the - system and some don't as far as getting into grad programs.

    For instance I might avg a 92.4 and I get a B which is a 3.0 on a 7-10 hr course! Whereas Jane Smith student nurse gets an A- which is a 3.5 on a similar course. Let's say we do that all through school and now she has a 3.5 and I have a 3.0 and we both did the same on exams! definitely an unfair advantage.
    It drives me nuts when i'm < .5% from the next letter grade and I get an entire 1pt difference in the GPA scoring. Obviously I have some unresolved feelings lol