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17:51 Apr 10, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering
Spanish term or phrase:estar en el tercio superior (educación)
This term is found in an academic certificate and means that the person is one of the best students in the faculty. I need a translation into english!
X (the student) is ranked in the top third of the school/college (in a university)
Explanation: Note: *facultad* is transalted as *school* or *college* in English. For example, *la Facultad de Medicina* is *the School of Medicine* *la Facultad de humanidades* is (usually) *the College of Liberal Arts*, etc.
No URL: My knowledge, here, comes from being a university professor. :-))
Yolanda Broad United States Local time: 14:05 Native speaker of: English PRO pts in pair: 668
Explanation: In Chile the "superior" level of school follows the "medio" level which consists of four grades. An extremely difficult exam needs to be passed in order for a student to continue to "upper" or "higher" education. This level of schooling seems to field specific and technical rather than broad and theoretical as four year universities and colleges in the U.S.