By: Jack Fisher
“D’s get degrees” “most of the time anyway. At least that’s the common thought at The University of Guelph as students prepare to enter exam season. This mindset is a complicated series of mathematical equations and negativity that allows students to determine the lowest possible mark they will need on exams to pass with at least a 50.
While most students don’t believe they will actually fail, oftentimes knowing that you only need a 15% on a very difficult final can help ease the anxiety that comes from crunch-studying.
This year, instead of setting this target goal in panicked, whispered conversations, students across campus are openly announcing their plans to aim for that target mark of 50%.
“C’s get degrees too, y’know!” said one student, “that’s something to really aim for.”