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Cog·i·ta·tion [koj-i-tey'-shun] – noun: Concerted
reflection; meditation; contemplation.
Kirt [kert] – proper noun: RF Cafe webmaster.
Ima Cum Laude. Areyoua Cum Laude?
The top one-half percent (0.5%) of the
graduating students in each college are designated Summa Cum Laude ("with highest praise"), the next three percent
(3.0%) are designated Magna Cum Laude ("with great praise"), and the next six and one-half percent (6.5%) are
designated Cum Laude ("with praise"). These students together represent the top ten percent (10%) of the students
graduating in each college.