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What letter grades correlate to a 3.5 GPA?

I've been aiming to keep my GPA at a solid 3.5, but I'm not sure what grades I need to achieve that. Can someone tell me what grade percentages or letter grades usually result in a 3.5 GPA? Thanks!

7 months ago

A 3.5 GPA generally correlates to an average of letter grades between B+ and A-. Here's a quick breakdown for your reference:

- A: 4.0 (usually 90% to 100%)

- A-: 3.7 (usually 87% to 89%)

- B+: 3.3 (usually 83% to 86%)

- B: 3.0 (usually 80% to 82%)

To achieve a 3.5 GPA, you'll typically need a mix of these grades throughout your classes. It's important to note that individual schools and even teachers may use slightly different grading scales, though, so always double-check with your specific institution. Having a rough idea of the necessary grades can help you set realistic academic goals, but remember to focus not only on your GPA but also on gaining a deep understanding of the material and developing critical thinking skills.

Good luck with your schoolwork!

7 months ago

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