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Essentials you need to know about your GPA

Most students want to excel in school. They want to be on top of the list of the smartest kids. No one wants to be at or near the bottom.  Being on top or somewhere near the top is very important to some students. They work hard and being near the top is very rewarding. Where you rank on the list of your class is determined by GPA or grade point average. GPA is one of the most important aspects in a school setting. The higher your GPA the better. So you want to do anything to get the highest GPA possible.

Your GPA is the calculated average of the letter grades you earn in school following a 0 to 4.0 or 5.0 scale. So what is a good GPA according to schools? Well in high school anything above a 3.0 is good. Anything 4 and above is excellent. So the higher the better. Every semester or quarter depending on which learning cycle you’re on, you’ll receive a GPA based on the grades you earned in all of your classes during that semester. The higher the GPA the better and the higher you’ll rank in your class.

Your GPA is something that you should take very seriously. Especially if you are planning on going to college. Your GPA is the first thing schools will look at when deciding whether to admit you or not. So your GPA could determine whether you get into that school you have always wanted to attend.  So always strive to get the highest GPA possible. Work hard in school and you’ll be rewarded with a higher GPA and rank higher on your class list.

Your GPA is easily one of the most important numbers to keep an eye on. Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. So it takes all the classes you take into calculating your GPA. Your  GPA shows how well or bad you did during your studies and shows whether your overall grades have been high or low. This is an important factor because it could be the difference whether you graduate or not. Whether you get into the college you want. So this number is something you should always keep a close eye on.

In the same way that your professors and instructors give you a grade to evaluate your progress or success in their course, your GPA is a score used to evaluate your success during the entirety of a school quarter or semester. Your average GPA is a number that shows what you typically scored in your classes throughout the semester, term, and year. Your GPA scores can go up and down throughout your time at your school. Most times colleges and universities will look at your 4 year average high school GPA for acceptance. This is why the higher your GPA the better. Most high schools require a certain grade point average to participate in any extracurricular activities. Such as sports, band and other school clubs.

As you can see, your GPA is very important as it plays a role in very important aspects of your life. Always try to achieve the highest GPA you possibly can. At the moment it may not seem as important to you but you’ll regret it later if you don’t work hard to achieve a higher GPA. It could have a very negative affect on your entire future. This is how important your GPA is. Never take your GPA for granted. It could be the difference between you getting into the college or university of your choice. Don’t wait till the last year of your schooling to start working hard on your GPA. By that time it could be a little too late. Do your best and study hard. God Bless!

A post by Kidal D. (4884 Posts)

Kidal D. is author at LeraBlog. The author's views are entirely their own and may not reflect the views and opinions of LeraBlog staff.

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