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Will senior year affect my overall GPA significantly?

Hey guys, I'm starting to think about my senior year courses and I'm concerned about my GPA. Does senior year have a big impact on the final GPA when applying to college? Thanks in advance!

8 months ago

Hello! It's great that you're planning ahead for your senior year. Your final GPA is definitely influenced by your senior year grades, which can have a varied impact depending on your past performance. If you've maintained a consistent GPA throughout high school, your senior year grades won't drastically alter your cumulative GPA. However, if there's significant improvement or decline in your senior year, it could shift your final GPA noticeably. For example, if you had a 3.5 GPA up to your junior year and earn straight A's in your senior year, it could bump your GPA closer to a 3.6 or 3.7, depending on the number of credits you take.

Colleges also like to see that you've challenged yourself and continued to perform well academically in your senior year. So, keep up the hard work, and your senior year grades could provide a nice boost to your final GPA!

8 months ago

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