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IB grade conversion

thisyearsgirlthisyearsgirl Posts: 1,953Registered User Senior Member
edited May 2005 in High School Life
I've been trying to figure out how to convert my GPA from the IB 7-point scale to the American 4-point scale. According to the notes on my report card,


Logically, then, a 4.0 (an A on the traditional scale) should be equivalent to a 6.5, directly between A- and A+. Does anyone know if this is right? Is there an "official" conversion scale? Will adcoms assume that 7.0=4.0 and thereby hurt my average?

(Then there's the part about taking what amounts to honors classes throughout high school without the benefit of weighted averages, but that's a completely different rant--ah, the loveliness that is IB.)
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