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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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Can I still get into a good college with a lower GPA?

Hi, I'm a junior with a 3.2 GPA and I'm feeling a bit stressed about college admissions. I know my GPA isn't that high, but I've been really involved in extracurriculars and have a good SAT score. Can I still get into a decent college with my GPA? Thanks in advance!

9 months ago

Hi there! I understand that the college admissions process can be quite stressful, but don't lose hope! A 3.2 GPA, while not perfect, is still respectable. It's important to remember that colleges look at more than just your GPA when considering your application. Your extracurricular involvement and strong SAT score will definitely help you stand out from other applicants. In my child's experience, showcasing a well-rounded personality and genuine passion for the activities they were involved in played a significant role in their admission to a good college, despite having a similar GPA to yours. Make sure to highlight your extracurricular achievements and the skills you've gained from them in your application. Also, try to focus on writing a strong personal essay, as this can be a great way to show your unique qualities and experiences that may not be reflected in your GPA. Lastly, consider asking for strong letters of recommendation from teachers or mentors who know you well and can vouch for your strengths. Keep a positive attitude and remember that there are many paths to success, even if it doesn't go exactly as planned. Best of luck!

9 months ago

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