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Calculating GPA for the Common App?

Hi friends! Quick Q: how do you calculate your GPA for the Common App? My school has a different system and I'm not sure how to convert it. Is there a specific formula I should use, or is this something my counselor handles? Need some advice, please!

8 months ago

Hi there! No need to worry about converting your GPA for the Common App—your school counselor will usually handle this part. Schools often have unique grading systems, and the Common App is designed to accommodate this by allowing schools to report grades exactly as they appear on your transcript. Your counselor will then provide a school report that includes your GPA as calculated by your school's system, and they'll also explain your school's specific grading scale to colleges. This helps admission officers evaluate your GPA within the context of your specific school. So, just focus on maintaining your grades and let your counselor take care of the rest!

8 months ago

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