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## Is a weighted GPA of 4 good?

**A 4.0 GPA is generally considered the gold standard for GPA**. … If your schools uses weighted GPAs (which take course difficulty into account and usually go up to a 5.0), you may have all As in low level classes, As and Bs in mid level classes, or mostly Bs in high level classes.

## Is a 4.5 weighted GPA bad?

Is a 4.5 GPA good? This GPA is higher than a 4.0, meaning that your school measures GPAs on a weighted scale (class difficulty is taken into account in conjunction with your grades). … A 4.5 GPA indicates that **you’re in very good shape for college**. You’re most likely in high level classes earning As and high Bs.

## Can I get into Harvard with a 4.8 GPA?

The average high school GPA for admitted students at Harvard University is **4.18** on a 4.0 scale. This is a very competitive GPA, and Harvard University is clearly accepting students at the top of their high school class.

## Is a weighted GPA out of 4 or 5?

Typically a weighted GPA scale ranges from **0 to 5.0**.

This is to accommodate grades in AP or honors courses, where an A on the weighted scale translates to a 5.0 based on the difficulty of the class. Regular-level classes maintain the typical unweighted scale, where an A translates into a 4.0.

## Is 4.0 Weighted bad?

That’s just as true with weighted scales as it is with unweighted scales. But in most cases, a weighted grade of 3.5 is considered good, and will at least allow you to apply to most major universities. A weighted grade of **4.0 or higher is very good and will** be an impressive part of any application.

## Is a 98 weighted GPA good?

One is an unweighted GPA, which calculates your overall average grade out of 4.0, without regard to the difficulty of your coursework. The other is a weighted GPA, which reflects both grades and course levels.

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Unweighted GPA.

Letter Grade | Percent Grade | Grade Point |
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A+ | 97-100 | 4.0 |

A | 93-96 | 4.0 |

A- | 90-92 | 3.7 |

B+ | 87-89 | 3.3 |

## Is a 6.0 GPA possible?

GPAs can be based on a **4.0, 5.0 or 6.0 scale**. … Some students may have honors, AP or IB courses weighted when calculating GPA. An A in an AP class may be given a 5.0 at one school, but given a 4.0 at another school. All of these factors must be taken into consideration when comparing GPAs from different high schools.

## Is a 4.25 weighted GPA good?

A 4.2 GPA is above a 4.0, so it’s outside of the normal range for unweighted GPAs. If you have a 4.2, your school uses weighted GPAs, meaning they take class difficulty into account when calculating GPA. … This is a **very good GPA**, and it should give you a strong chance of admission at most colleges.

## Is a 5.0 GPA possible?

It Depends on the Scale

Typically, high schools that use weighted GPAs opt for the 0-5 scale that makes **5.0 the highest possible grade**. A GPA higher than 5.0 is rare, but school point systems are occasionally structured so that students taking advanced classes can rack up bonus points.

## Will a 36 ACT get you into Harvard?

“If you have a 36 on your ACT and think you’re going to walk into Harvard, **it’s not the case**.” … Only a fraction of 1 percent of students who take the SAT scored a perfect 1600 or, on the ACT, a composite 36 on the four subject areas.

## Is a 96 GPA good?

Colleges report GPA (grade point average) on a 4.0 scale. The top grade is an A, which equals 4.0. You calculate your overall GPA by averaging the scores of all your classes.

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How to Convert Your GPA to a 4.0 Scale.

Letter Grade | Percent Grade | 4.0 Scale |
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A+ | 97-100 | 4.0 |

A | 93-96 | 4.0 |

A- | 90-92 | 3.7 |

B+ | 87-89 | 3.3 |