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We're required to take and passed the Senior Business Exam that has a 100 questions covering accounting, economic, management, marketing, and finance. We have 3 hours to do it, I finished it in an hour or just under an hour. I didn't really care for the exam itself, but since I can be a curious creature I wanted to know what my numerical score is and what I missed only instead I got this in my email..Seriously, ETSU? :rolleyes: screw it.

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Your objection is noted. I would assume the rest of the information is forthcoming. Patience grasshopper... :P

I will also add my congatulations!

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Your objection is noted. I would assume the rest of the information is forthcoming. Patience grasshopper... :P

I will also add my congatulations!

I hope so. Ha.

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Its the same way with the PMP exam, when I passed mine I only got a fail, passed or exceeds in each section. When my wife took the new PMP exam all she got was an email saying she failed.

Got worse for her, another email was sent saying the scoring system was incorrect but you still failed.....

Would really help with these things if you knew what you got wrong...

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Its the same way with the PMP exam, when I passed mine I only got a fail, passed or exceeds in each section. When my wife took the new PMP exam all she got was an email saying she failed.

Got worse for her, another email was sent saying the scoring system was incorrect but you still failed.....

Would really help with these things if you knew what you got wrong...

Curiously killed the cat..I guess they don't want me to live... :D :D Well, I don't have a financial calculator, I got by and made an A in my finance class using a regular TI calculator. There was a lot of present value, future value, bond price, etc kind of problems. And I wanted to see if I was right. There was also a couple capital budgeting problems that I couldn't do with my calculator since I don't have a built in program to plug in the numbers and I manage to get an answer that was one of the choice once and another time if it's rounded up to whole number I had it..So I'm just curious..I gotta watch out for Death. :D

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To start with, congrats on passing the exam. With regards to the actual test score you got, I can only wish you good luck.

The first time I ran across this scoring system was in 1989 for a real estate exam. You punched in your answers into a little keypad for all of the questions, and then got a printout of pass/fail afterwards. We were told that by not providing an actual score that a potnential employer wouldn't discriminate against those who passed with an 80% score when compared to someone who got a perfect score. Does that make sense to anyone?

Recently our adopted son took his state RN's licensing exam, and they have thrown a curve into the testing process. 250 Questions! Punch the answers into a keypad that sounds a lot like the one I used. The new twist is that if the computer realizes that you have answered the first 100 correctly, the machine stops and you've passed. If the machine keeps going after that, you can still pass the exam, but you can also toss out any hopes of a perfect score.

I'm not sure why student or potential employer isn't allowed to know those scores. Must be it takes a smarter guy than me to think up the answer!

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To start with, congrats on passing the exam. With regards to the actual test score you got, I can only wish you good luck.

The first time I ran across this scoring system was in 1989 for a real estate exam. You punched in your answers into a little keypad for all of the questions, and then got a printout of pass/fail afterwards. We were told that by not providing an actual score that a potnential employer wouldn't discriminate against those who passed with an 80% score when compared to someone who got a perfect score. Does that make sense to anyone?

I'm not sure why student or potential employer isn't allowed to know those scores. Must be it takes a smarter guy than me to think up the answer!

This sounds like why I have a problem with adding GPA on the resume. They say GPAs aren't required on resume, but employers screen candidate base on GPA. I'm fairly certain that GPAs are protected under federal privacy law, so if I don't give it out why am I being punished? Maybe it was a coincidence that I didn't give my GPA the first time and got no interview where the second time I did and got an interview....

I just like to know my score with numerical, but don't wish to show it to people outside of me and the school. The numerical scores help me evaluate myself and usually provide some motivation to do better, etc. Granted in some class I just want to pass and others, well, I want to do well in and justified that with myself by seeing the percentages I get right. Just my two cents.

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To start with, congrats on passing the exam. With regards to the actual test score you got, I can only wish you good luck.

The first time I ran across this scoring system was in 1989 for a real estate exam. You punched in your answers into a little keypad for all of the questions, and then got a printout of pass/fail afterwards. We were told that by not providing an actual score that a potnential employer wouldn't discriminate against those who passed with an 80% score when compared to someone who got a perfect score. Does that make sense to anyone?

Recently our adopted son took his state RN's licensing exam, and they have thrown a curve into the testing process. 250 Questions! Punch the answers into a keypad that sounds a lot like the one I used. The new twist is that if the computer realizes that you have answered the first 100 correctly, the machine stops and you've passed. If the machine keeps going after that, you can still pass the exam, but you can also toss out any hopes of a perfect score.

I'm not sure why student or potential employer isn't allowed to know those scores. Must be it takes a smarter guy than me to think up the answer!

Your adopted son? Hmmm.... <_<

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Your adopted son? Hmmm.... <_<

Yup, one of several that we have taken into our family over the years. We adopted Gordy when he was 19 years old and going to college a long, long way from his home and family. We may not have gone in front a judge to do it officially, but the bottom line was the same.

He needed the help and like before, we had the ability and provided it. He lived in our home with free room and board, and was given the chance to concentrate on his studies rather than trying to fight his way through school worrying about working enough hours to afford it. He has two degrees now. The first in CAD, and now one in nursing. The student loans aren't anywhere near what they could have been had he been on his own, and for a while there, he may have even dropped out without that support. That was 14 years ago, and yet when he and his wife came home last weekend the first thing he did was hug his Mom and then he shook my hand and called me Dad. I love and care for them as much as any of our own children and the others we have taken into our home. We talk weekly on the phone or by email just like the rest of our kids.

Granted the first kid we decided to help left for his first real world job towing the best graduation present. A Ranger 335 Commanche that I had outgrown. I sure wish that the communuity college he was teaching at was closer to home as I miss him and that darn boat. Gordo, who I get the chance to fish with several time each year had to settle for a newer 14' Lund! Our last adoptee wasn't into fishing much. When she got back from two years in the peace corps, she went back to school for her master's degree. What do you get a kid going into social work?

So J, he's adopted. The wife and I raised four kids of our own, and once we had them on their way in life, the best way I could make a difference in this world was by helping to see that a few other young people got a chance at a decent start to their own. So far, we've tried this three times and one more time will double our family. There might even be time in these old bones to double it again.

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I'm adopted. My dad has never referred to me as his adopted son. My grandfather wouldn't have made the distinction between the three natural children or four adopted kids either. Just seemed lIke a strange context to make the distinction.

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I'm adopted. My dad has never referred to me as his adopted son. My grandfather wouldn't have made the distinction between the three natural children four adopted kid either. Just seemed lIke a strange context to make the distinction.

I didn't know that. But from the first, Gordy and I have always explained to others that we are an adopted Son/Dad. We always looked at it like I wasn't replacing his real father, but simply giving him a second one.

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You wouldn't know it. The situation is transparent. That's why it sounded strange to me. Carry on.

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When I took the NCLEX to get my nursing license, there wasn't a set number of questions, just a range 85-230 or something like that. The test would just end randomly and we found out later if we passed or failed.

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Yup, one of several that we have taken into our family over the years. We adopted Gordy when he was 19 years old and going to college a long, long way from his home and family. We may not have gone in front a judge to do it officially, but the bottom line was the same

Quite the example you are setting. You and your family are role models.

He needed the help and like before, we had the ability and provided it. He lived in our home with free room and board, and was given the chance to concentrate on his studies rather than trying to fight his way through school worrying about working enough hours to afford it. He has two degrees now. The first in CAD, and now one in nursing. The student loans aren't anywhere near what they could have been had he been on his own, and for a while there, he may have even dropped out without that support. That was 14 years ago, and yet when he and his wife came home last weekend the first thing he did was hug his Mom and then he shook my hand and called me Dad. I love and care for them as much as any of our own children and the others we have taken into our home. We talk weekly on the phone or by email just like the rest of our kids.

Granted the first kid we decided to help left for his first real world job towing the best graduation present. A Ranger 335 Commanche that I had outgrown. I sure wish that the communuity college he was teaching at was closer to home as I miss him and that darn boat. Gordo, who I get the chance to fish with several time each year had to settle for a newer 14' Lund! Our last adoptee wasn't into fishing much. When she got back from two years in the peace corps, she went back to school for her master's degree. What do you get a kid going into social work?

So J, he's adopted. The wife and I raised four kids of our own, and once we had them on their way in life, the best way I could make a difference in this world was by helping to see that a few other young people got a chance at a decent start to their own. So far, we've tried this three times and one more time will double our family. There might even be time in these old bones to double it again.

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