I am currently a junior in high school and I have a 3.69 GPA, how do I bring it to a 3.8 or higher for college admissions next year? I can do dual enrollment during the summer if it means getting it high enough.
A useful tip to increase your GPA during your studies:
Not every faculty member has the time to talk to students, but they can allow you to take extra credits to improve your GPA if you ask. If you feel unsatisfied with your score, show your instructor that you work hard and will do whatever it takes to improve your score. As you may not know, some instructors are happy and willing to help because the student is genuinely interested in learning. However, speak politely to the instructor and don't take it as an obligation. If your instructor refuses, thank them, and don't try to convince them.
If you have a 3.69 unweighted GPA, and you are in your second semester (assuming you take four different classes per semester), I believe it would be very hard if not impossible to bring up your GPA to a 3.9; I do believe with amazing grades a 3.75-3.8 is possible.
If you have a 3.69 weighted GPA, taking multiple Honors, APs, and Dual enrollment to reach a 3.9 should be more possible, although it will still be hard and you would still have to do quite well in them (high A).
A link I recommend is https://www.collegesimply.com/gpa-calculator/ to help you with probability in this area.
Either way - work your hardest and take the dual enrollment class, because it will still help your GPA !! I believe in you! :)
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