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Is an A- equal to a 4.0?

I've got a few A- grades on my transcript, but I'm not sure if they count as a 4.0. If not, what does an A- translate to on the GPA scale? Thanks for your help!

7 months ago

An A- is not equal to a 4.0 on the GPA scale. In most cases, an A- is usually considered to be a 3.7. However, this can vary depending on your school's grading policies, so it's always a good idea to double-check with your school's guidelines or your high school counselor for the most accurate information.

Keep in mind that colleges are aware that different high schools have different grading scales, so your GPA will be considered within the context of your high school's system. If you have any concerns or questions about how your GPA might affect your college applications, be sure to reach out to resources like your high school counselor or utilize tools available from CollegeVine to help you better understand your chances of getting into various colleges. Best of luck with your college application process!

7 months ago

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