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Transferring Schools and Grades

Hi guys, I might be transferring schools soon, but I have a concern. When you transfer schools, do your grades stay the same or do they get recalculated based on the new school's scale? Would love some insights!

6 months ago

Hi there! When you transfer schools, your grades will generally be transferred with you. However, it's not uncommon for the new school to recalculate your GPA based on their grading scale if it's different from your previous school's scale. This ensures consistency among students attending the same school and allows your new school to evaluate your performance accurately.

It's important to know that transferring schools and having your grades recalculated doesn't necessarily mean your grades will get better or worse. Instead, your grades will be adjusted to match the grading policies at your new school—for example, if your previous school used a weighted GPA scale and your new school uses an unweighted scale, your GPA might be recalculated accordingly.

To get a better idea of how your grades will be affected when you transfer, it's a good idea to reach out to the registrar's office or a counselor at your new school. They should be able to give you more information on their grading policies and how your transferred grades will be adjusted. Good luck with the transfer process!

6 months ago

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