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Can you increase your GPA in senior year?

Hello! I was just wondering, is it possible to significantly increase my GPA during my senior year, or would that be too late to make a real difference? Do colleges care about the improvement in the senior year if it's not too drastic?

8 months ago

Absolutely, it's possible to raise your GPA during your senior year. While a significant increase might be challenging depending on what your GPA is currently and the grading system your school employs, even small improvements can reflect positively on your final transcript. Colleges do look at your senior year grades to confirm that you've maintained or improved your academic performance. It's an indication of your dedication and readiness for college-level work. For example, if a student had a 3.5 GPA but managed to get it up to a 3.6 or 3.7 by the end of the first semester of senior year, that's something worth noting. Just keep in mind that for your college applications, only your GPA up to the end of junior year will likely be considered for admission decisions, as the application process often takes place before senior year grades are finalized. However, for waitlisted situations or scholarships, that senior year performance might be critical. So keep striving for those high marks!

8 months ago

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