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Re: WTF Rankings
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2009, 12:24:30 PM »
I think that San Diego's leap was pretty impressive.  I wonder if their part time program factored in there. 

All the more reason that this list appears suspect; USD would have expected a similar drop given the incorporation of the PT program details

It seems semi-bizarre to me that a program (GW, with Fordham being similarly situated) with the 13th or 14th highest median admission #ers in the nation (167, 3.75) and the 18th highest NLJ 250 placement by % and 6th by total # is being bumped to 28 by Indiana, Iowa ... William and Mary?!?! It makes sense if (and only if) USNWR factored in PT #ers but apparently this is not the case; USD jumps by how many spots? Something is wrong here.

So will we find out in two days that TLS pwned us all?  ???  lol
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Re: WTF Rankings
« Reply #11 on: April 20, 2009, 12:27:22 PM »
I think that San Diego's leap was pretty impressive.  I wonder if their part time program factored in there. 

All the more reason that this list appears suspect; USD would have expected a similar drop given the incorporation of the PT program details

It seems semi-bizarre to me that a program (GW, with Fordham being similarly situated) with the 13th or 14th highest median admission #ers in the nation (167, 3.75) and the 18th highest NLJ 250 placement by % and 6th by total # is being bumped to 28 by Indiana, Iowa ... William and Mary?!?! It makes sense if (and only if) USNWR factored in PT #ers but apparently this is not the case; USD jumps by how many spots? Something is wrong here.

So will we find out in two days that TLS pwned us all?  ???  lol

hah .. I admit that it seems unlikely. I think that the more likely scenario is that USNWR has officially jumped the shark ;)

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Re: WTF Rankings
« Reply #12 on: April 20, 2009, 02:17:45 PM »
If this is legit,  CU-Boulder falling 13 spots is pretty big.

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« Reply #13 on: April 20, 2009, 02:21:33 PM »
If this is legit,  CU-Boulder falling 13 spots is pretty big.

It's legit. She bought the magazine early from a newsstand in NYC.
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« Reply #14 on: April 20, 2009, 02:42:50 PM »
If this is legit,  CU-Boulder falling 13 spots is pretty big.

It's legit. She bought the magazine early from a newsstand in NYC.

Pitt fell like 17 last year

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« Reply #15 on: April 20, 2009, 02:44:18 PM »
I'm in Ohio and the Case Western fall was another big shocker last year...looks like they want to make a comeback to T50 though.

I guess big movements aren't really that unheard of?
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Re: WTF Rankings
« Reply #16 on: April 20, 2009, 02:45:50 PM »
Penn State @ 65 and Lewis and Clark @ 61. Big moves.

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« Reply #17 on: April 20, 2009, 02:47:04 PM »
I'm in Ohio and the Case Western fall was another big shocker last year...looks like they want to make a comeback to T50 though.

I guess big movements aren't really that unheard of?

I hope so :)

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« Reply #18 on: April 20, 2009, 02:48:33 PM »
USD went up 21 spots from #82 to #61. Talk about a killer leap.
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Re: WTF Rankings
« Reply #19 on: April 20, 2009, 02:52:09 PM »
idk why anyone would question the legitimacy, because its in a magazine. the other thread that has it on a sheet of paper looks suspect, but this looks spot on! Especially with the new ranking for part-time, how would it not be real? no one is that good.