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How to convert from unweighted to weighted GPA?

wejwej Registered User Posts: 467 Member
edited June 2009 in College Admissions

I was just wondering how the scale changes when converting from unweighted to weighted GPAs. Unweighted, an A is worth a 4.0; what would it be worth on a weighted scale in the appropriate class, etc.?

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Replies to: How to convert from unweighted to weighted GPA?

  • Grcxx3Grcxx3 Registered User Posts: 2,072 Senior Member
    School do it differently. Some give an extra 1.0 for AP/IB, pre-AP/pre-IB, Honors and G&T. Some only give 0.5 extra points. Some give 0.25 extra. Some only give for AP/IB, not any "pre-"courses. Some include dual credit college classes. Some don't.
  • ConsolationConsolation Registered User Posts: 19,620 Senior Member
    There is no universal method. It completely depends on your school. Don't try to compare your unweighted GPA to someone else's weighted one.
  • Erin's DadErin's Dad Super Moderator Posts: 32,538 Senior Member
    Consolation is right. And this has been discussed endlessly before. Try the search tab up above. It works. ;)
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