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Converting an 88 GPA to a 4.0 Scale

Yo, so my school uses a 100-point scale for GPA. Mine is currently an 88, but I've seen that most colleges use a 4.0 scale. How do I go about converting my GPA to the 4.0 scale?

7 months ago

Hey there! Converting a GPA from a 100-point scale to a 4.0 scale can be a bit tricky since different schools and colleges may use slightly different scales. However, I can give you a general method to make the conversion.

First, you'll want to find the percentage equivalent of your GPA. On a 100-point scale, your GPA of 88 translates to roughly 88%. Now, you can use the following scale as a guideline to convert your percentage to a 4.0 scale:

- 90%-100%: 4.0

- 80%-89%: 3.0

- 70%-79%: 2.0

- 60%-69%: 1.0

- 0%-59%: 0.0

As your GPA falls into the 80-89% range, your GPA on a 4.0 scale would be approximately 3.0. Keep in mind that this is a rough estimation and might not be the exact conversion used by every school or college.

Some colleges may have their own specific conversion scale, so it's always a good idea to reach out to the admissions offices of the universities you're interested in and ask if they have a preferred method for converting your GPA. They can provide you with the most accurate information on their process.

7 months ago

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