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L3 finished highschool today accomplishing his ultimate goal 5* athlete , 5.0 student , early grad ...omff 5.142 my bad. Very happy.
That is some impressive stuff right there.
Welcome aboard LM3.
We need more top students like LM3. Even if he couldn't play football whatsoever.
Incredible effort and focus
Cry Havoc; and let slip the dogs of war!
That is ridiculous. If I see him on campus this upcoming semester I want to shake his hand just for obtaining a 5.0 GPA and being a Trojan!!! First time I've heard of someone having a 5.0. Remarkable.
Is he also a rhodes scholar?
Believe his high school ranks out of a 6.0 possible.
Either way, he seems like a bright young man, and I'm happy to have him on the team!!!
My last year of high school they introduced something called the IB program which weighted their classes on a 5.0 scale so I would assume that his school as something similar.
In the ancient days, when I went to HS, the only way to get above a 4.0 was to be in an Honors or AP course. Those classes added a full point to the grade that you got (eg. A normally = 4.0, Honors A = 5.0). There were only limited honors/AP classes, so the max GP was something like a 4.5, 4.3, or something like that.
This post was edited by deetj13 18 months ago
International Baccalaureate? I always wanted to take that. I took English A-Levels. 4 subjects from age 16 after your GCSEs. But you could get A*s in GCSEs as well as As.
Not every class was like that. They were basically honors classes. Everything was on a 4.0 scale outside of the IB classes. Some of us athletes would take one every once and a while just hoping for a C and a 3.0 haha.
I graduated high school in 2008 (private religious, but by no means top quality, high school in SoCal) and applied to USC the same year, and it worked like this: A = 4, B = 3, etc... Honors/AP A = 5, Honors/AP B = 4, etc... But there was no way to get a 5.0, as you couldn't take all honors classes. So if you took all the honors you could and got an A in all classes, you could maybe get like a 4.5. USC, however, did not, and still does not calculate GPA that way. For incoming high school students, you simply go by the A = 4, B = 3 method. But any more they expect at least some honors classes, and someone with a 3.8 and honors classes would get in over someone with a 4.0 and no honors classes.
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I'm pretty sure this is exactly right.
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FWIW, if he had a 5.142 on a 6.0 scale, on a traditional 4.0 scale that's only a 3.43. Still impressive for a student athlete, but I think the talk of possibly being a rhodes scholar and things of that nature is out of place. I don't think Leon McQuay III is going to be the next Myron Rolle at FSU. Just for comparison's sake Max Browne finished with a 3.5.
I pour the ice into the soda machine at the carls jr. Your guys are smrt. Go Bruins!
It would be a 4.285 if it was calculated like California (out of 5.0) where his IBs would be replaced with APs. Dude has a great GPA.
it's not possible to graduate with a 5.0 in California unless you took nothing but AP classes all throughout high school. think the max is around a 4.5 or so.
L3 has touch down safely in L.A. it starts now!
I heard he is a shy young man,but pretty smart. Welcome to Cali Mr.McQuay. I can't wait to hear your music playing out loudly during the players introduction at the coliseum.
Would you might mind sending me a personal message...I'm trying to do the same thing. Currently enlisted and wanting to know how to go about this process from you POV.
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