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‘You really can’t use it’: Grad school applicants say they feel pressure to reveal grades despite new Pass/NRC policy

During the COVID-19 pandemic, and after a graduate student strike and a contested presidential election, University of Michigan undergraduates are still applying to graduate schools. And for grad school applications, grades matter. Though the University unveiled a new grading policy for the 2020-21 school year, allowing students to display “Pass” on their transcript for grades […]