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How do you convert unweighted GPA to weighted GPA?

Hi guys, so I have an unweighted GPA, but some colleges only look at weighted GPAs. Is there some kind of converter or tool to convert my unweighted GPA to a weighted one? I'd appreciate any help on this!

7 months ago

The process of converting an unweighted GPA to a weighted GPA can vary depending on your school's grading scale and how the weights are applied to the different classes. In general, weighted GPAs account for the difficulty of the courses a student takes, giving extra credit for honors, Advanced Placement (AP), or International Baccalaureate (IB) courses.

To convert your unweighted GPA to a weighted one, you'll need to determine the weighted value of each course you've taken. This typically involves adding 0.5 to the grade point for honors courses and 1.0 for AP or IB courses. Once you've calculated the weighted grade points for each class, you'll divide the total by the number of courses you've taken, resulting in your weighted GPA.

Keep in mind that this is a general method, and your school may have a different grading policy. I recommend checking with your guidance counselor or academic advisor, who may provide more specific advice tailored to your school's grading system or offer a conversion tool for you to use.

7 months ago

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