Tag: GPA

Twin Sisters Are Co-Valedictorians of Their Senior Class

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Writer, Editor, Wintergreen Orchard House

Two identical twin sisters in Nevada has everyone doing a double-take this week after graduating as co-valedictorians of their senior class. read more

Do Grades Matter After College?

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Editor, Carnegie Communications

Though college grades may seem superfluous sometimes, they can have real-world consequences. read more

If you transfer does your GPA from the first school carry over?

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When you transfer the GPA from your original institution is not carried over to the new one. Courses that you've completed generally transfer if you have a C or higher in the course, and it's consistent with courses offered at your new school. read more

What's more important in the college admission decision: test scores or GPA?

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First things first: the GPA is more important than standardized test scores. Colleges recognize what you do every day for four years is a more accurate measure of your intellectual curiosity and your academic focus than is a test that you take on one Saturday morning. read more

If I transfer colleges, do I still have to provide my high school transcript?

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Colleges usually need to receive your high school transcript unless you will complete your associate degree before you enroll. Also, at some schools, if you haven't completed a certain amount of class hours or course credits, you'll need to provide a high school transcript. read more

What GPA will I need in order to transfer to a college of my choice?

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It depends on the college. It may also depend on the program you hope to transfer into. Colleges will look at your semester averages as well as your overall grade point average. read more

Do accepted transfer students need to take placement tests?

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Often, transfer students may be asked to take a placement test in math, English, or a language. Check with the admission or registrar office at the college you plan to attend to learn more. read more

How do I know what courses will transfer for credit and how long will it take me to graduate?

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Credits earned at a regionally accredited college or university with a grade of C or better that are similar to credits offered at the college you plan to attend will usually transfer. read more