a year ago
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How can I fix my gpa?

Hello, Its my second year in highschool and I got a decent gpa of 3.55w, but my 2nd semester I started get 4 c in my classes which is going to bring my gpa down a lot. Is there anything I could do about for my nexts 2 years, and is it still possible for me to get to a good college?

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@Rena25a year ago

I am also a sophomore in high school and I currently have this issue too. I have a 3.4 GPA but I am currently failing 3 classes this semester. Please help us with this problem.

@Jaleigha year ago

I am also a sophomore and I did well my first semester but not so well this semester.

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a year ago

Hi, @Mvrana2 !!

The best thing you can do for yourself is to work hard and try to bring (and keep) your grades up. You are only a sophomore, which means you still have plenty of time to improve your grades and GPA!

Your junior and senior year will be the most crucial for you and what colleges really look at. Here is my advice to you;

1. Don't be afraid to ask teachers for help if you are struggling. They are there to help, and guarantee that they will gladly give you some extra assistance! Some may even offer extra credit, if you ask, though that's usually not the case.

2. Tutoring is another option for helping understand the subjects and, hopefully, bring your grades up. They are there to help mentor and guide you through subjects. Some may be available to you in school, while others can be found for hire on different academic sites. Friends can also be wonderful tutors, if they are proficient in the area!

3. Take notes in class and pay close attention. That means no going on your phone, or chatting with friends, or doodling, or napping- those rules are in place for a reason! Paying attention and having notes to review what you learned before a test or during an assignment can be a lifesaver. It's also helpful for looking back at past subjects you learned as reference for potential future, related topics.

4. Counselors are key! Talking with your school counselor about your concerns can allow you both to work on mapping out what you struggle with and potentially helpful solutions, ones more personalized and catering towards you and your learning style.

4. Just try your best! If you use all the above methods and really put in the effort, I'm almost positive you can bring up your GPA! :)

I wish you the best of luck, you got this!

a year ago

Make sure you get A's in all classes to help fix this problem try to aim 93 and above.

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