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Cog·i·ta·tion [koj-i-tey'-shun] – noun: Concerted thought or
reflection; meditation; contemplation.
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Ima Cum Laude. Areyoua Cum Laude?
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.