How do the rankings in the peer reviews work?
So I've reviewed a couple of essays and received a couple of reviews on my own today. When I ranked people's essays out of 10, I thought it was just rating it out of 10. When I received MY reviews, I didn't get to see the number. I only got to see the percentile at which it was ranked. Does anyone know how to figure out what your number was 1-10 from your percentile? I'm curious
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Hi there, thanks for your question! We currently don't release the actual essay score since it doesn't mean much relative to other students. Admissions is all relative, so we choose to give your percentile only. Keep in mind also that these percentile-score ranges can shift as more people give and receive scores (for instance, while a "9" may mean X percentile now, it could mean a different percentile later - a single score wouldn't be representative of that shift). That being said, I've forwarded your concern about this feature to the proper team, and they will review it to see if they can better represent essay scores. Hope this helps, and good luck!
My research so far has been that 8/10 = top 40% and 9/10 = top 20%
I can’t say but I’d recommend emailing firstname.lastname@example.org to get information.
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