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What is The Highest WAM you've ever heard of?

98?? 99?? 100???
 

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How could you possibly have a wam of 100? :confused:

Would that mean that you are a perfect student? :D
 

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I have friends who have scored 99 and 100 in individual subjects... but never more than once.
 

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There's a girl I know in my course with a WAM of 94 point something. That's the highest I've heard so far.
 

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my WAM is 77.225 methinks
just over a distinction average
though I expect that to fall dramatically at the end of this session =/
 

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Originally posted by wogboy
There's a girl I know in my course with a WAM of 94 point something. That's the highest I've heard so far.
OMFG lol, that's crazy.
 

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Originally posted by santaslayer
How is the WAM derived again?....the average of credit points?
Average of marks in each course, and I would imagine the 6UOC courses would weigh more than the 3UOC courses.
Someone please confirm or correct :D
 

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Average of marks in each course, and I would imagine the 6UOC courses would weigh more than the 3UOC courses.
Yes.
WAM = { (course1 mark)*(course1 UOC) + (course2 mark)*(course2 UOC) + ... }/(total UOC)
 

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My sister has got 99 in 1 IT subject @ ANU- the lecture wrote to her telling her it was the highest ever in that subject!!!! She is in her last yr of Comm/IT and has all HDS except 1 D i think...

We dont use WAM etc etc done here in ACT so i am not sure what she got
 

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Originally posted by Lazarus
I have friends who have scored 99 and 100 in individual subjects... but never more than once.
Someone in Psyc1001 scored 104 last year.
The extra 4 is for participating optional experiments
 

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Originally posted by Survivor39
Someone in Psyc1001 scored 104 last year.
The extra 4 is for participating optional experiments
ROFL, I guess thats like in higher comp where you can score up to 22/20 in each assignment :p
 

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Originally posted by enak
ROFL, I guess thats like in higher comp where you can score up to 22/20 in each assignment :p
Except with the difference that the extra 2 marks is inproportionate to the work required....
 

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This is sort of relevant..

To get the University Medal you need to come FIRST in your year AND have a WAM of over 90. Only one person per course per year can win the University Medal. I found this out the other day. :)
 

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