051: How to Calculate Your Grade Point Average

How to calculate your grade point averageCalculating your GPA is a great skill for both parents and student to have.

As students progress through high school, they are clear what colleges will be seeing on their applications.

Megan breaks down exactly how to calculate a GPA in a variety of different situations, including:

  • The general GPA calculations
  • How to handle upper level classes
  • Exceptions to these rules, including distinctions between plusses and minuses, pass/fail, and more.

3 thoughts on “051: How to Calculate Your Grade Point Average

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  2. Thanks, Jennifer. This is a good tip. Potential college-athletes may also want to calculate a core GPA according to the NCAA guidelines. The method outlined in this episode can be used to calculate any variations of a student’s GPA.

    Megan & Gretchen

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