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How to convert IB scores to GPA?

capitalistcapitalist Posts: 40Registered User Junior Member
edited November 2009 in International Students
as title,
is the GPA kinda tough in the US?

for IB, achieving a 70-80% grade already gives you a 7, which is the top score in an individual IB subject. but if we were to convert the percentage of the subject to US GPAs, like >90% = A, >80% = B, >70% = C ,then does that mean that the US GPA system is a lot tougher compared to the IB grading system?

e.g.
I take: Physics Higher Level, and I get a 75%, which is a 7,
English A2 Standard Level, and I get a 85%, which is a 7,
and I also get 7 for every subject I take, however; in average for all subjects I just get 79% in percentage terms, does that mean that my US GPA is only a mere C+ or B-?
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