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β€’ 10/17/2020 at 09:38PM[edited]

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What is the Average GPA that international students need to get into harvard

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@DebaterMAX10/17/2020 at 10:11PM

How many classes do you have per semester?

[🎀 AUTHOR]@lij120710/17/2020 at 10:20PM

8

@DebaterMAX10/17/2020 at 10:21PM

And how many Bs did you get at end of semster?

@DebaterMAX10/17/2020 at 10:21PM

Not combined grades from the entire year

[🎀 AUTHOR]@lij120710/17/2020 at 10:22PM

I'm sorry I'm just unfamiliar (because I don't live in the USA) with calculating GPA this isn't a chance-me

@DebaterMAX10/17/2020 at 10:24PM

2 Bs in a semster would be 3.75. If you got all As here on out your GPA would likely be 3.96

[🎀 AUTHOR]@lij120710/17/2020 at 10:24PM

Wait sorry I have 24 classes that I will be taking 4 per year was my mistake sorry. Additionally I took 2 half-credit summer school courses in 9th grade. In 1 of the 4 classes of second sem freshman year i got a B and in one of my summer school credit courses i got a B

@DebaterMAX10/17/2020 at 10:25PM

Eh that would roughly be mid 3.8. I’m not sure exactly.

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β€’ 10/18/2020 at 04:08AM

It depends on how many AP/IB classes you take. Also, what is the weighting of the classes you took your freshman year? Based off my IB course load it might be around a 4.78 weighted. I based this off 6 honors courses, 1 on level, and 1 AP course with 1.5 Bs your Freshman year, 5 APs sophomore year, and full AP/IB Junior and Senior year. The way to calculate your GPA is onlevel courses an A is a 4.0, a B 3.0 and so on. Honors an A is 4.5, a B 3.5 etc. AP/IB an A is 5.0, a B 4.0 etc. To calculate your GPA add up the number of each type of class you have taken multiply it by the correlating value add all of the values together and divide by the number of classes taken.

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@DebaterMAX10/18/2020 at 05:24AM

I presume OP is talking about UW. Also while said weighted is the standard it varies like UCs (UCLA UC Berkeley UC Irvine etc) use something different than what other schools use for instance but the above version is the most common one.