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graduate

1. 
a. a person who has been awarded a first degree from a university or college
b. (as modifier): a graduate profession
2. US and Canadian a student who has completed a course of studies at a high school and received a diploma
3. US a container, such as a flask, marked to indicate its capacity

graduate

[′graj·ə·wət]
(chemistry)
A cylindrical vessel that is calibrated in fluid ounces or milliliters or both; used to measure the volume of liquids.
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Although students graduating from the department as a whole are no different than the national average, each year there is always a student or two who achieve at or above the 95th percentile nationally, and several who score above the 80th percentile.
The very fact that traditional four-year programs so infrequently result in students actually graduating in four years should be an indicator to the academy that there is nothing sacred about that number--at least from the viewpoint of students.
White got a handle on her student loan bills soon after graduating by consolidating all of her Federal Stafford Loans.