magna cum laude



A latin phrase meaning "with high honors." This distinction is given to graduates, usually from a college or university, who have received the second highest level of academic excellence as required by the university. This is one level below summa cum laude. See also cum laude.

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  • Someone who graduates with magna cum laude will be able to find many good high paying jobs when they apply.

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  • She worked incredibly hard throughout her time at school, eventually graduating magna cum laude, the second highest distinction a student can get.

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  • If you have graduated magna cum laude you will have many opportunities ahead of you and be put in a great position,.

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