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# How much will an A raise my GPA?

Hey folks, I'm a junior and I'm trying to improve my GPA before senior year. I was wondering how much an A would raise my overall GPA if I got one in one of my classes this semester? Thanks for your help!

2 months ago

To determine how much an A would raise your GPA, you need to know your current GPA, the number of classes you have taken so far (credits completed), and the weight of the class in which you received an A (regular, honors, AP/IB, or dual enrollment courses). Let's walk through the process step-by-step.

1. First, convert your current GPA to grade points. Multiply the GPA by the number of classes you have completed so far. For example, if your GPA is 3.2 and you've taken 20 classes, your total grade points would be 64 (3.2 x 20).

2. Next, determine the weight of the class in which you received an A. A regular class typically has a weight of 4.0 for an A, whereas honors classes might have a weight of 4.5 or 5.0, and AP/IB or dual enrollment classes could have a weight of 5.0 or higher.