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Unweighted GPA:** 3.7**

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4.0

SAT: **720 math**

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| **800 verbal**

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Low accuracy (4 of 18 factors)

So, I'm a bit confused about how to convert my GPA to the 4.0 scale. Can anyone offer some clarification or provide a step-by-step process on how to accurately convert my GPA? Thanks in advance!

8 months ago

Sure, I'd be happy to help clarify how to convert your GPA to the 4.0 scale! Here's a step-by-step process on how to convert your GPA:

1. Understand the 4.0 scale's grading system:

- A = 4.0

- A- = 3.7

- B+ = 3.3

- B = 3.0

- B- = 2.7

- C+ = 2.3

- C = 2.0

- C- = 1.7

- D+ = 1.3

- D = 1.0

- D- = 0.7

- F = 0

2. Calculate each of your course's point value:

- For each course, convert your course grade(s) to the corresponding point value mentioned above.

3. Calculate credit hours:

- Identify the credit hour(s) for each course (e.g., A standard full-year course might have 1.0 credit value, while a half-year course may have 0.5 credit value).

4. Multiply each course's credit hours with the course point value:

- Multiply the point value you calculated in Step 2 for each course by the credit hours for each respective course.

5. Sum up the total credit hours and sum up the total weighted points:

- Add up the total credit hours and also add up the total weighted points (from Step 4).

6. Divide the total weighted points by the total credit hours:

- Take the sum of your weighted points and divide it by the total credit hours. This will give you your GPA on a 4.0 scale!

For example, if you completed two courses with the grades A and B and both were full-year courses, your calculation would look like this:

Course 1:

- Grade = A, Point value = 4.0, Credit hours = 1.0, Weighted Points = 4.0 * 1.0 = 4.0*

*Course 2:*

*- Grade = B, Point value = 3.0, Credit hours = 1.0, Weighted Points = 3.0 * 1.0 = 3.0

Total Credit Hours: 1.0 + 1.0 = 2.0

Total Weighted Points: 4.0 + 3.0 = 7.0

GPA on a 4.0 scale: 7.0 / 2.0 = 3.5

Keep in mind that this is a simplified example, and you would usually complete this process for all your courses. Additionally, your school's grading system might slightly vary, so make sure to tailor the 4.0 scale's grading system according to your school's policy.

8 months ago

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