How Do I Calculate My Real GPA?

Your GPA is the most important aspect of your college application. Do you know how to calculate it the way that college admissions officers do? Is your GPA inflated and full of fluff? Or does it reflect academic rigor? Learn the facts.

What Is a GPA and How Can You Raise It Quickly?

How do you calculate your GPA for college? Educational consultant Mark Montgomery describes the math behind a GPA and answers one of life’s great questions: how to raise it so you can get into a great college.   Calculate My GPA for College TRANSCRIPT: So It’s the Friday of Memorial Day weekend, and I think […]

Grades and GPA Don’t Necessarily Reflect Knowledge

Does your GPA reflect the knowledge you gained in a class? The answer, according to an article recently published by the Association of Middle Level Education, is probably not. Teachers rely on grade point averages for the sake of simplicity, not because these averages reflect mastery of material.

How to Calculate Your GPA–Letter Grades and Percentages

What does your GPA mean? What is your real GPA? What is your core GPA? How will your GPA be used in the college admissions process. This article helps you understand how your GPA may translate into percentages.

Higher GPA or Harder Courses?

Should I take easy courses to get a high GPA, or take harder courses and risk watching my average tumble? Answer: take a risk. Admissions officers will reward you.

Weighted GPA or Unweighted GPA?

Weighted GPA vs Unweighted GPA? How do you calculate GPA for college? This article explains.