What if instead of a paper with an “A” written on the top, your teacher handed you $103,800? That’s possible if you know how to raise your GPA in high school!
Your grades are potentially worth hundreds of thousands of dollars in money toward college… and the best part about it?
You don’t need to have a 4.0 GPA.
Before You Use Our High School GPA Calculator, let’s first understand the difference between weighted GPA and unweighted GPA.
Weighted GPA and Unweighted GPA
The standard formula for calculating High School GPA is this:However, as you may know, there are two different KINDS of GPA:
Ok, so what’s the difference? Mainly, they assign different grade point values to each grade you receive. Here’s a quick, eyeball comparison of the two!
What does this mean for how I calculate my High School GPA?
First and foremost you need to know what your High School goes by. That will determine the GPA that shows up on your transcripts to college.
THEN, you need to know what the college you’re applying to is looking for in terms of High School GPA.
Which brings me to one of the reasons why you are reading this article!
Using our High School GPA Calculator
There are several High School GPA calculators out there that you can use.
To try one, from GPA Calculator.
This particular GPA calculator calculates both your weighted AND unweighted GPA — see here?
When you’re calculating your High School GPA, it’s also important that you keep in mind the colleges you plan on applying to…
Because different colleges look at different things! The majority of schools look at unweighted GPA. Some schools look at both. UC Berkeley, for example, looks at both weighted and unweighted GPA in their admissions.
California schools overall have a unique structure. Here we wrote an article that explains 8 steps to get into a CSU school in case you were interested.
As a rule of thumb, you should always aim for a high unweighted GPA. But you’ll want to research the college you’re interested in.
Go to their website or call their admission’s office to ask about weighted and unweighted High School GPA for admissions.
7 Tips on How to Raise Your GPA in High School
Remember when we said you could get $100,000 dollars or full tuition + room and board scholarship in different universities?
Well, these scholarships are only available if you maintain a strong GPA. Lucky for you, it is NEVER too late to increase your GPA. Here are five steps you should take in order to get admitted and win that coveted scholarship:
1. Start Strong
Your first two years of High School set the foundation for your High School GPA. To make them count, you need to:
- Stay organized by keeping a planner
- Build good study habits
Essentially, you want to avoid damage control (a bad grade that you have to scramble to raise). Some colleges will drop your Freshmen grades, but don’t get stuck pulling straws — put in the work NOW so you don’t have to later.
2. Get a Tutor
Tutoring isn’t just for students who are struggling. This is also one of the most important steps on how to raise your GPA in high school. Think of it this way: Even the most accomplished novelist still needs an editor to go over their work. Even the most accomplished athlete still hires a personal trainer.
How expensive is tutoring??
Let me show you something.
Here’s an example of what it can mean to pay for academic tutoring: with a little help, you can boost your High School GPA and unlock hundreds of potential scholarships and college admissions.
3. Talk to your Teachers
Trust us when we say you should always, always, always talk to your teachers about how to do well in their class. It’s a no-brainer — It’s THEIR class, and THEY are the ones giving you grades for the assignments. Plus, they want you to succeed.
Here are a few ways you can utilize this:
- When you get a bad grade, ask them to show you what you did wrong. (Pro-tip: Use our Teacher Evaluation sheet! :))
- When they mention an upcoming assignment or test, stay after class to get more info — ask What can I do to receive a high grade on this?
- If you don’t understand a concept or instructions, RAISE YOUR HAND. And if you still don’t, stay after class to sort it out
Any time your teacher says something more than once about a quiz or assignment, write it down. They’re not just talking for their health!
This goes for any time you have something clarified or ask for further instructions from your teacher. Write it ALL down. You can reference it later if you forget it.
4. Don’t Miss Any of Your Classes
You might find this as no-brainer advice, but we are dead serious in reminding you to show up in your classes. A big part of earning good grades is actually attending and listening to your teacher explain the concepts that you need to learn. Also, by being present and actively participating during discussions, you will earn extra points and you will be recognized for your hardwork.
5. Spend More Time in Studying
We’re not asking you to skip your rest days and saturate your brain with academic stuff all week long. What we would like you to do is to learn how to use your time wisely. If you know that you could be doing something more worthwhile than stalking someone on Facebook, isn’t that the better option?
6. Re-Take Classes for Better Grades
Bad grades happen. If you get one, don’t give up! There are several ways for you to ditch that ugly letter and get a newer, shinier one to take its place:
- Re-take classes during the school year (Talk to your counselor about fitting in a make-up class in place of an elective)
- Make it up in summer school
- Work with a teacher to bring up individual assignment grades
Now typically, students apply to college early in their Senior year of High School. While senior grades DO still count towards your admissions, colleges will definitely look at your GPA for Junior year.
What happens when you finish out your Junior year with a 2.6 GPA? Is all hope lost?
Not at all! Check out this miniature case study:Wondering what other automatic, merit-based scholarships are out there?
Check out the top 10 Merit-Based Scholarship schools.
7. Rack in bonus points where you can
Here’s the thing. If you took a class in Middle School that was taught at a High School level, there’s a chance you can pull that grade up to your High School GPA. But you ONLY want to do this if you got an A.
It makes no sense to pull up a B if you could try again for an A, right?
How do you do this?
First, check to see if you earned any A’s in High School level courses. If you did, talk to your counselor about pulling that bad boy up!
Conclusion: How to Raise Your GPA in High School
To summarize, your GPA can earn you hundreds of thousands in money for college. When your teacher hands you back an assignment or quiz with an A on it, it’s like they’re handing you money. So rake in the green by using this tips for how to calculate and improve your High School GPA!!
To review, what I talked about was…
1. How to calculate High School GPA:
- Unweighted GPA and Weighted GPA
- How to use a High School GPA Calculator
2. How to improve High School GPA:
- Start strong (build a foundation with freshman and sophomore year)
- Find out how your High School’s GPA is scored
- Talk to your teachers (They want to help!)
- Re-take classes for better grades
- Rack up bonus points where you can
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I am in my sophomore year and i have a 2.6 gpa is it possible for me to bring it up
Yes! 🙂 It is!
I am a junior this year,I have a gpa of 2.6176 is it bad for a junior year? And I have 17.00 credits. I just want to know if my gpa is too low for a junior year ?
Yes. It is a bit low! I would highly recommend seeking out a tutor and retaking some classes!
I am a junior this year and right now my unweighted gpa is a 3.88 or a 3.93 weighted. I am taking 3 ap classes this year and I was wondering if I take 3 ap s this year and next year if I can get a 4.2 weighted or unweighted gpa
Unweighted GPA is a 4.0 scale so could not go above. I recommend you get an excel spreadsheet out and calculate it!
My son is now a senior but finished out his junior year with a 2.6 GPA. Is it possible for him to improve to at least a 3.0?
Possibly if he retook classes, got a tutor, and did really well his junior year! I’d highly recommend giving us a call and speaking to an Academic advisor to learn more!
It’s too late for that now since he is now a senior as of today.
It is not too late! There are things we can do to help. Give an Academic Advisor a call and they can help you!
Hello, I just finished freshman year and I ended with a 3.5 gpa or around that. Is it possible to pull it up to a 3.8-3.9 at the end of my senior year? I’m trying to get into Rice University, and it will be very challenging with a 3.5 :(. Please help!
It depends on a lot of different factors! Our College planning course goes over how to go about doing this. We have a special going on right now where we will give it to you for free if you watch this webinar we just featured! https://student-tutor.clickfunnels.com/mm-web-class-replay
Hi! Starting this 2017-2018 year I will be a Junior and my current unweighted gpa is a 3.0 while my weighted is a 3.7, I understand that the unweighted gpa is more important than the weighted and my goal is to have at least a 3.5 unweighted by the end of my senior year, is this possible? My dream school is Carnegie Mellon located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
This will be pretty difficult. I would recommend you check out our College planning course that will help you figure this out! We are giving it away for free if you watch our latest webinar! https://student-tutor.clickfunnels.com/mm-web-class-replay
Currently, my Gpa is at an 2.8 I’m going to be starting my Junior year of high school in September, I am in this Charter school and they stated to give extra credits than normal school. I also have been put into Ap classes. I need to know if my Gpa would be able to reach an 3.5 or higher. Is it possible? If so I would like to get help on what I should do. It may be hard task to reach. However, I willing to do anything. I really need to know if my goal can be achieved?
This will be pretty difficult to do given the timeframe you are looking at! Sorry if that is not the answer you are looking for.
Hi I just finished my sophomore year with a 3.0 and I’m not happy about it is their any way I can bring my gpa to a 3.6 in junior year thank you
This depends! It is going to take some work! I would follow the tips as outlined in the article and seek a private tutor!
My son just started his junior year with a 3.17 GPA. He is retaking a class that he did very poorly in last semester and did not choose any Ap classes this year. Is it possible for him to end the year with a 3.5 or better? If so what s the best route?
I could not be certain without calculating all of his grades. It may be possible!
I am going to become a senior in high school this summer I am currently at a 3.28 GPA I was wondering how far i could get by the end of my 4 years if I were to work hard and from here on got straight As for the most part id be very thankful for help as I have no idea on how to calculate this.
Sorry due to time I can no longer calculate these for students! I recommend you grab an excel spreadsheet and figure it out with your teacher.
Hello, I am a soon to be Junior starting 2017 Fall. My cumulated GPA is a 3.8! I was wondering if there was a possibility by the end of my Senior year if I could reach a cumulated GPA of a 4.0? I do take AP & Honors classes and plan to get A’s. My dream school is Uc Santa Barbara, and hopefully my chances of acceptance would be higher if I had a 4.0! Any UC College would be wonderful to get accepted in ! Also are there any scholarships that could apply to me with my GPA. Please… Read more »
Hello Brianna! Unfortunately, there is no way to increase your unweighted GPA to a 4.0 since that means you need to have all A’s. I am going to send you an email with more details.
Hi Todd! I’m from Vietnam. I have been here 1 year. I just finished my 10th grade. My English is not well. I really want to have good GPA to get in the college. But there are many things I don’t know how to have good grade to be successful . Can you give me some advice please. I want to be a software engineer or pharmacist.
Lam! I would highly recommend you apply for our teenage mastermind program scholarship! We are giving out two per country and currently, we don’t have any applicants from Vietnam! You will get to meet ambitious teenagers from across the world! Learn more here: https://student-tutor.com/digital-age-skills/
hello I just finished my junior year with a 3.39 gpa is there by any chance I can raise it to a 3.6 end of senior year?
Unfortunately, this will not be possible unless you retake classes in the past. You can probably get it to a 3.5 GPA though! Why are you looking to increase your GPA? For a particular college requirement or scholarship?
Hi, I have several questions about gpa transformation
Freshman year I ended semester 1 with a 3.43 and semester 2 with a 3.86
Sophomore year I ended semester 1 with a 3.52 and semester 2 with a 2.7
Do you think I can manage to pull my gpa by the end of high school to a 3.86, if i did really well junior and senior year (4.0 range…?) ?
Unfortunately, this will not be possible without retaking classes in the past and changing those grades with your new grades. I would also highly suggest getting a tutor or someone to help guide you along the way. Either us or someone else! Best of luck to you!
Hello, I currently finished my freshman year with a 3.5 GPA. I would like to maintain this, or bring it up to a 4.0 or higher. Is this possible, if so do you have any pointers?
You will be unable to bring it to a 4.0 or higher because a 4.0 unweighted GPA means you never get any B’s. Weighted GPA you might but remember that colleges rarely look at weighted GPA’s. I would highly recommend you get a tutor to help you! Check out our college planning course that will really help guide you! https://student-tutor.com/courses/college-planning-digital-age/
i have a 3.04 gpa right now im finishing up junior year i have only 1 semester left and this is what im taking for my last semester Alg 3, AP Chemistry English IV and US Govt and Economics honors. is there anyway i can get my gpa to a 3.4 by the end of this semester
Going to send you a private email! We can help! 🙂
Hey I just finished my 2 year and I ave a 2.8. Can I get to a 4.0 at the end of my 4 year? I did some calculations and I believe its possible because I finish my 1 with a 2.1.
Unfortunately, it is not possible to get a 4.0 GPA after having anything less than a 4.0 GPA.
I am a senior in high school with a 2.7 gpa. I am also taking a ap English class as well. Is there a chance to get a 3.0?
Sorry for the late reply. Usually, by your Senior year, it can be difficult to raise your GPA much since there are already 3 years of data. However, don’t give up and go talk to your counselor to learn exactly what can happen!
I have a 3.4 weighted gpa and its the end of my junior year right now i want to get at least a 3.9 by the end of my senior is it possible ?
im also in the International Baccalaureate program so would it help?
Hey, Cindy! Weighted GPA is not that important to colleges. The unweighted GPA is the important GPA. Raising your GPA from a 3.4 to a 3.9 unweighted would not be possible. To a weighted might be! What colleges are you trying to get into? What is your end goal?
Hello Todd Im a freshman in highschool and im really shooting for a 4.0 gpa but its hard. what do you suggest.
Hello Amir I would suggest finding a tutor! We have some of the best in the country. https://student-tutor.com/blog/academic-tutoring
Right now I have a Gpa of 2.8 unweighted and am a Junior in the second semester of highschool and I was wondering if there is any way I could pull my grade up to 3.6 unweighted.
Yes, but it would require some work. If it is in your budget I would highly suggest getting a private tutoring and some professional guidance. Otherwise, keep reading our blog articles I follow the steps we provide! Make sure to get some after school help from your teachers as well! Best of luck to you!
I am a senior in high school. I have one more semester to go. Can I raise my cumulative GPA from a 2.1465 to a 2.300 in one semester?
Yes! You can do that! If it is in your budget, I would suggest seeking out a tutor to ensure you are successful! If you choose to go with us, you can find the information here: https://student-tutor.com/blog/academic-tutoring
I currently have a 3.6 ish gpa and im a sophmore. How can I improve to 3.8 or 3.9 overall?
That may be difficult. May I ask why, though? What schools are you trying to be accepted to? What is the objective you have? You may realize it is not necessary. Please reply, and I can help further!
My name is Ellie and i am a junior this year. I had a good freshman year, a horrible first semester of sophomore year, an ok second semester of sophomore year, and am working really hard my junior year to be back on top. I have have a GPA of about 3.67 but I need to raise it about 2% to ensure my place in the college of my choice. Help?
Hello, Ellie! Sorry for the late response. I would suggest a tutor that would ensure you do well in your class as well as keeping in close contact with your teachers. If you would like to learn more about what we do you can do so here: https://student-tutor.com/academic-tutoring
Hi I have 2.8842 gpa and I’m starting right know junior year I have six A’s and one B can I raise my gpa during junior and senior year ? Does college look to senior year ? Does senior year matter ? I want to apply to VCU and George mason university can you help me please thanks you 🙂
It depends on the college but yes your senior year will still count. At least the first semester. I would suggest getting a tutor to help you! We can always help with that if you need it! Learn more here:https://student-tutor.com/academic-tutoring
Hello I have 3.0 right now and I’m in my 1st semester of my sophomore year if I get all As this whole school year would I be able to have a 3.5 or 3.9 at the end of the school year.
It depends on what individual course grades have landed you at a 3.0! Are there classes you received lower grades in?
Im a Junior in high school with a 3.3 gpa uw and 4.2 w, if i plan on getting all A’s this year with hard work and dedication how much do you think i could raise my gpa by, im in the top 20% of my class and i want to do better to get into UNC!!!
Hi Sam, Receiving all A’s this year could definitely give your GPA a significant boost. Plus, if you can go back and look at what past grades brought your GPA down from a 4.0, you may be able to pinpoint a class that it is possible for you to re-take and receive an A for. I also strongly recommend that you do research specifically on UNC and what their admission requirements are. You can call the university to speak to a college admissions advisor, who can give you information in regards to what the average GPA and test scores of… Read more »
I have a 2.6 unweighted and a 2.9 weighted I’m in my first semester of my junior year of high school. What do I need to do to get to a 3.0 by the end of high school
Hi Thomas, Right off the bat, it’s tough to say. There is no blanket answer for how to raise everyone’s test scores and/or GPA… it depends on the student and their individual situation. We have a couple resources I can direct you to that may help you understand your situation a little better! The first is our free College Readiness Celeb quiz. Answer more specific questions about your grades, test scores, etc. and find out which College-Ready celeb you most resemble. Second is this article we wrote recently on the tough questions we get asked by students who are preparing… Read more »
I took Geometry Honors in 8th grade and got a B. It is dragging my GPA down, and it sucks because I didn’t even take it in high school. Do you think there is any way I could retake it this year and replace it with an A? I am currently in 10th grade. This is a great article, thank you!
Yes, it is possible that you could re-take it. I would schedule an appointment with your High School advisor to talk about your options as far as correcting a grade that was received prior to High School. If the grade is currently factoring in your overall High School GPA, then you should be able to adjust it.
I am senior in high school. My gpa is 3.3125. I don’t think I will be able to get into a good college. My class ranking is 58 out of 340, which means that i am not in the top ten percent, which means i don’t receive the scholarship money that comes with that. Is it too late to get my gpa up before I apply to college?
Are you a first or second semester senior? We answer this question, “If I’m a senior with low GPA/Test Scores, do I still have a chance?” in our article: Am I Ready for College? 4 Tough Questions Answered. If by “good college”, you mean an elite university/Ivy League like Stanford or MIT, you would need to raise that 3.3 GPA to increase your chances of getting in. It would also depend on your test scores. In your first semester of senior year, there is still time to move some classes around, depending on what brought your GPA down. In your… Read more »
Hi! I have a 3.3 GPA right now and I am an upcoming junior in high school. I will be taking two AP courses and one pre AP course. If I do well junior year, how high do you think my GPA will raise? Do pre AP courses affect my GPA the same way AP courses do?
Are these “pre-AP” courses offered at the school you’re currently attending, and would you be willing to share the name of that school?
Hello, I am going into my sophomore year in high school and my GPA is a 1.25. What grades should i get and what can i do to boost my GPA up?
First, I’d like to share with you our new College Readiness Celebrity Quiz! It’s free, and it will give you an idea of where you stand as far as being ready for college and what steps you can take to be on the right track: http://bit.ly/amireadyforcollege
I also recommend that you look into getting some tutoring. One-on-one tutoring allows you to troubleshoot and pinpoint the EXACT areas you are struggling in and bring your grades up through a customized study approach. Check it out at this link here: https://student-tutor.com/academic-tutoring/
Thanks for reading!
Hi , I have around a 2.0 gpa & I am currently a sophomore about to be a junior this semester , I would like to know if it is possible for me to receive a 3.0 & higher in my remaining years ? The ending of freshman year & sophmore year was a low point in my life & I wanted to know if I can fix it and turn it all back around
You should check out our new College Readiness Celebrity Quiz! Based on the questions you answer, it will tell you where you stand as far as college readiness and will also give you your next steps. PLUS, it shows you which celebrity you are most like: http://bit.ly/amireadyforcollege
Hello, I have a weighed GPA of a 3.7 and a unweighted of a 2.9. I’m a Junior going into my senior year and I’m taking 3 AP courses for the summer. I want to know is it to late to raise my GPA. However I am going to take 3 more after I’m done with the first 3. I want a 3.5 unweighed so I wanted to know if its too late to get that. I’m also taking IB courses when school starts
Thanks for your comment! We’ve had such a large amount of students asking for feedback on their college readiness that we decided it was time we did something besides answer your questions here. Sooo we are creating a new resource that should be ready soon for you to use. We’ll shoot you an email when it’s ready and it should help to answer your questions!
Im not sure what my gpa is right now. I going into my junior year. As a freshmen, I took all honors classes except for french. My average in all the classes was a B+ and in french it was an A-. In my sophomore year, I took all honors classes except for french as well. My average in all the classes was a B- except for math (i got a 79 percent average). For my junior year, I am taking honors pre calc, academic french, academic english, academic physics, academic human biology, and honors gov and economics. Sophomore year… Read more »
I’m glad you’re reaching out to us. We are in the process of creating a new resource that will help to answer your questions, and if you’re OK with it we can shoot you an email when it’s ready!
Hi, I’m Izzy! So I had an outstanding Freshman year and finished with a GPA of like 4-point-something and I was really proud of myself. But now that Sophomore has hit me, it has taken me on a rocky road… But I’ve been on all Honors (with the exception of Math,) and/or AP classes. I actually got recommended for AP English but decided not to take it because I fell behind in my History this year and need to catch up on that my Junior year. *Yea…* ANYWAYS,I guess my point is, my GPA will not be great this year…… Read more »
OH, and I forgot to mention… I want to Major in English and Minor in Theatrical Performance or Music… (I might think about switching things up and Majoring in Music and Minoring in English, I don’t know hahaha.) But I still want as good as a GPA that I can get so I’m more likely to get scholarships and all that; because I live in North Carolina and I am most likely to go to an our-of-state college, and my family does NOT a=have a lot of money, so I need all the scholarship opportunities that I can get.
Hi there Izzy,
Thanks for the comment. 🙂 We are working on a new resource that will help to answer your questions (due to the large volume of questions we’ve been receiving.) We would be happy to shoot you an email when it is finished!
im a freshmen and have two C’s and those two c’s are in my honor classes . so basically I’m wondering if thats going to affect my overall grade later on ?
Fortunately we are working on a resource that will help to answer these questions for you. Let me know if you’d like us to shoot you an email when it’s ready. 🙂
I have a 2.9 GPA right now and I’m a sophomore, I’m taking 2 honors classes this year and 2 regular classes, exams are coming up in a few weeks, I’ve already taken care of my missing work but I’ve recently been getting low test grades in one of my honors classes, and in my other honors class I have high test grades but 70s – low 80s for homework, which has brought me down from a 95 to an 88. Is there anything I can do?
Hi Lucas, Laura jumping in here. I used to teach Honors Math & AP Psychology at a high school in Arizona and am also certified in California. So it sounds like you are asking about maybe how to perform better on exams? Do you feel like you understand the homework but then do not do as well when it comes to the test time? One thing I can advise is that since you are getting low 80’s for your homework grades, it would be a good idea to schedule more time in your planner for the homework. It sounds like… Read more »
Hi, i have a 2.8 (10-12) GPA (the GPA required to apply to colleges) and i am a Junior, what grades should i get this semester to get a 3.0? I plan on going to UCLA and UC colleges.
Hi Nihaar, to answer your question I would first need to know all of your current grades that make up your GPA. As you saw in the example above with Johnny raising his F to a C by retaking his course over the summer, there is the possibility to gain some extra points toward your GPA before you graduate.
i have a 2.0 GPA Right Now
It sounds like your GPA has dropped since your last comment. Unfortunately in your senior year this is going to limit the amount of colleges you have a chance at.
If you have your sights set on a more elite university, I recommend that you take the community college route. Take a year to raise your GPA, and then apply to the university you originally wanted to get into. Community colleges may also provide you resources on how to successfully transfer schools.
Thanks, but my 2.8 is my 10-12 GPA and my 2.0 is my semester GPA
Hi Todd, thanks for the article. I wanted to point out the many varieties of GPA scales. While most are based on a 4.00 scale, many also give a 4.33 value to an A+. Honors and AP courses vary from 0.5 to 2 quality points. That’s why some schools grant max 6.0 GPAs. You posted a link to a decent GPA calculator, but I’d also suggest you take a look at http://www.afouro.com, which allows students to use a huge variety of common GPA systems. That’s all!
Great comment David, thank you for clarifying. Thank you also for sharing another GPA calculator — I’ll have to play with it more myself but so far it looks like a very useful resource for students.
I have a GPA of 3.6 what opportunities do I have.
With a 3.6 GPA there are plenty of scholarship and college opportunities, but it really depends on what you are looking for in specific. For example, UofA offers merit-based scholarships to students with 3.0 GPAs if they are accompanied by a certain standardized test score. Different universities have different standards for what GPA, test scores, and other factors influence their admissions decisions. If you wanted to be accepted into a more elite university, it may not be high enough. It is all relative.
Knowledge is power; or so they say, but is it really true? You could have knowledge on subjects no one else does, but if you cannot utilize it properly, what is its value? Before, I was concerned by how one assignment, one added B to my overall grades; would drop my GPA, from a 4.0 to a 3-point something. I have come to realize now, that no matter how hard I try, it does not matter. My GPA does not influence my future, so much as the amount of stress I undergo while concerning myself with it. However, the lack… Read more »
I have to agree with you to a great extent that in the end GPA does not matter. In fact, after you get into college no one even asks you about your GPA again unless they just want to compare themselves to you in some arbitrary way. ???? There is SO MUCH MORE to life and happiness and success than grades and GPA. That is 100% true. On the flip side, if you do want to increase your chances of getting into certain colleges, it is true that they use this score as a criteria to make their decision. Therefore,… Read more »
I have a 3.3 GPA and I want to know if that’s a good GPA. Also, I want to start applying for college but I failed the first semester for Anatomy. Is there a possibility to start applying for college without a half of credit for science?
Based on some research, the average high school GPA (overall) is a 3.00. So you’re just slightly above average with a 3.3. What schools are you looking to get into, and for what major or program? This would help determine where you stand as far as the science credit.
I have a 2.6 gap and I’m a junior in high school I’m taking elective classes and I’m hoping to get bs $ As in them for two quarters and then my senior year I plan on taking more elective classes. Will I have to take the community college route or do you think I’ll be ok.
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I’m a senior in highschool and i’m starting the college application process is their still hope for money and acceptance with colleges if i have a 1.9 GPA?
Matt, there is hope but you will need to take the community college route. I suggest you create some goals for yourself, write them down, do well in community college,and then transfer to a public university. There are also plenty of private based scholarships you can apply to. Hope this answers your question!
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I love this article! Knowledge is power when it comes to GPA’s. Even the best need support, from athletes to famous musicians, there is always someone checking in and making sure that they’re doing exactly what they need to in order to succeed. Great article
Yes this is very true! I myself have mentors to hold me accountable. If you are looking to get into an elite university having a tutor to help guide you a long the way is essential for long term success! 🙂 Glad you enjoyed the article.