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Study Less, Score Higher. The Truth About Grade Inflation.

Posted By: on August 23, 2011

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In the last 70 years, grades in college have been inflating. The almighty ‘A’, once a challenge to get with only 15% of grades hitting this magic letter, have nearly tripled. We’re approaching 50% of the total grades awarded in college being A’s. Do college transcripts mean anything anymore?

This infographic by Masters Degree breaks down the history and explains why this trend is happening. Click to enlarge.

From C's to A's
Created by: Masters Degree

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