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  1. Its crazy to me how people feel like they know more about the experience I went through than me, who actually went through it…but yeah…I wish I had requested the aforementioned formal appeal process, it would have cleared up a lot (its also pointless to keep explaining more and more about the situation, it only puts my anonymity in danger), because this is becoming a lot of “he said, she said”, but I don't think I will write an academic explanations essay because I see how I can be misunderstood or whatever the case, and it may backfire like MedicineLCS said. It will only reflect badly on me.
  2. Yes I understand, its probably best just to move on from it. I also don't want to keep recollecting details.
  3. Man just when I thought I was over the grade I came back to check this thread and started thinking about it again....I don't know if I mentioned this in my earlier posts but I guess I'll explain further. I never got a grade this low during my undergraduate career, this was a one-off experience. I have already graduated and my undergraduate career is over, I'm afraid there is nothing to take away from this experience for me, since this was the only time this happened. I have simply never got a grade this low. This was something even the dean noted when she saw my transcript. The course I t
  4. The grade was a B. I don't know why but it bothers me, especially because it wasn't a hard course at all and it wasn't my fault. Most of the advice I have been getting is to let it go, but I can't come to terms with it (especially with how it all happened), but I might just have to since not doing so might reflect badly on me as one poster said. I guess, the fact that it can be perceived as not a big deal was probably why the staff weren't motivated to change the grade after looking at my overall transcript. But once again thanks for the advice everybody, I think I am beginning to look at it a
  5. I see what you are saying, maybe it's best not to highlight it. But its the only really bad mark on my transcript, so I see some advantage to explaining myself. In terms of my GPA being good otherwise, I think it matters more on how the school assesses GPA and if it meets their cutoff and is competitive. Since it is an upper year course, Queens will calculate the grade in the most recent 2yr GPA, but unless their cutoff is 3.9+ then I would meet the cutoff. It mostly affects me for uOttawa my cGPA would be high 3.8 versus low 3.9. As per what is presented on their site, I believe I reach their
  6. I agree with what you are saying, as it becomes a "he said, she said" scenario. The assistant dean didn't agree with the instructor but marked the work according to her standards. She was mostly not involved till the very end. She was the one that told me that I would have had to appeal beforehand for a thorough review of what had happen regarding my performance in the course (ex. participation in class, etc.), the course instructor never mentioned an appeal process. Are you saying I should complain to higher levels at the university? I don't think that is possible or wise and probably too lat
  7. I already graduated and completed undergrad, and there isn't really much to take away from it. It only happened this one time and it was kinda bizarre. Everyone does well in the class but for some reasons the course instructor gave me a very bad grade, and its odd to get a very bad grade in this course. It only affects me for uOttawa (my gpa crosses the threshold, but I think gpa is assessed competitively post-interview) and McMaster and I'm not sure about schools in the maritimes or Alberta and Calgary, it affects me for UBC but only by a bit I think . Maybe I deserved a lesser grade but
  8. I got a bad grade during undergrad, which I thought was very unfair, which lowered my gpa by a couple points (it was the only grade I got below an A-). The course instructor had me form a proposal with a university counselor to do extra work in hopes to increase the grade. I submitted extra work after some time and this was instead sent to the assistant dean to mark, who after receiving the work didn't change my grade because she thought the work wasn't good enough. I was never told about a formal appeal process until it was too late. Is there anything I can do about this, as I apply to m
  9. I got a bad grade during undergrad, which I thought was very unfair, which lowered my gpa by a couple points (it was the only grade I got below an A-). The course instructor had me form a proposal with a university counselor to do extra work in hopes to increase the grade. I submitted extra work after some time and this was instead sent to the assistant dean to mark, who after receiving the work didn't change my grade because she thought the work wasn't good enough. I was never told about a formal appeal process until it was too late. Is there anything I can do about this, as I apply to m
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