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Is it possible to keep a 3.5 GPA?
I have heard it can be very difficult to keep a 3.5+ GPA in engineering programs. I graduated high school with a 4.1, and while I always did my homework, I rarely studied beyond that. I have an academic scholarship to a university which is not particularly rigorous, but it requires me to keep a 3.5 or above GPA. Is this a realistic goal? How can I do it?21 replies