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# Trying to make sense of my GPA, help needed!

Hey there, I'm a bit lost here. Can anyone tell me how to find out what my unweighted GPA is? Any guidelines or steps would be really helpful!

2 months ago

Sure, happy to guide you through the process of calculating an unweighted GPA!

The unweighted GPA is a straightforward system that grades on the scale of 0 to 4.0. Here's the step-by-step guide:

1. Turn letter grades into number grades: The first thing you need to do is to convert each of your grades to the corresponding number on the GPA scale. As a general rule, an A (90-100%) is considered 4.0, a B (80-89%) is 3.0, a C (70-79%) is 2.0, a D (60-69%) is 1.0, and an F (below 60%) is 0.0.

2. Add up all grade points: Now, you simply add up all these numbers.

3. Divide by total classes: Lastly, divide the total by the number of classes you've taken. This will give you your unweighted GPA.

For example, if your grades are A, B, B, A, and C, you would calculate your GPA as follows:

(4.0 + 3.0 + 3.0 + 4.0 + 2.0)/5 = 3.2

I hope this helps! Remember, this is just a general method and some schools may slightly differ in their GPA calculations. You might want to check with your school counselor to confirm how your school calculates GPA. Good luck!

2 months ago

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