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RECOMMENDATION

Expect averages of 3.0 or 7 or Assez Bien depending on the scale

GRADING SYSTEM

A

Excellent

4.0

B+      

Very Good

3.5

B

Good

3.0

C+

Fairly Good

2.5

C

Fair

2.0

D+      

Poor

1.5

F

Fail

0.0

ALSO 0 – 10 scale

A   8-10
B   7
C   6
D   5
F   0-4   Fail 

Old grading scale:

Tres Bien / Very Good
Bien / Good
Assez Bien / Fairly Good
Passable / lowest passing grade 

Some institutions may have their own scale which should be listed on transcripts

SUGGESTED DEGREE EQUIVALENCE

Equivalent to US Bachelor’s:

Bachelor’s (may be 4-7 years depending on field.  May include a foundation year)

Equivalent to US Master’s:

Master’s Degree 2-4 years (At present, it is only available in Medical Sciences; Economics; Forestry; Engineering; Education; Administration

Professional qualifications:

Doctorat en Medecine