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Duke University
UCLA
Unweighted GPA: 3.7
1.0
4.0
SAT: 720 math
200
800
| 800 verbal
200
800

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# Finding overall GPA

Hey everyone! I'm trying to find my overall GPA, but I'm not sure how to go about doing it. Can anyone guide me through the process or let me know the best resources to use to calculate my GPA accurately? Thanks!

6 months ago

Hello! Calculating your overall GPA can be done easily using a couple of methods. Here's a simple step-by-step process to help you out:

Your school might use a weighted or an unweighted grading scale. An unweighted scale typically ranges from 0 to 4.0, while a weighted scale can go up to 5.0 (or higher for some schools). Make sure you figure out which system your school follows.

For each class, assign the corresponding numeric value to your letter grades based on your school's grading scale. For example, in an unweighted scale, an A could be 4.0, a B could be 3.0, and so on.

Step 3: Multiply your grade value by the credits or hours for each class.

Some schools may assign credits or hours per class based on its workload. Multiply the numeric value of your grade with the credits or hours for each class to get the weighted grade.

Step 4: Add the weighted grades and divide by the total credits or hours.

To calculate your overall GPA, add all the weighted grades from all your classes and then divide the sum by the total number of credits or hours.

Keep in mind that different colleges and universities might have different ways of interpreting GPAs. If you're applying to a specific college, it's best to check their specific requirements when considering your GPA.

As for resources to help you calculate your GPA accurately, you can use many online tools or GPA calculators that are available. Just enter your letter grades and credits (if required), and they'll calculate your GPA for you. I hope this helps! Good luck with your GPA calculations!

6 months ago