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Merit scholarship 3.5 GPA requirement
How hard is it, these days, to maintain a 3.5 in college? My daughter has accepted a scholarship that requires her to maintain a 3.5. This was a competitive scholarship and she will be part of a cohort of kids with great mentoring and research opportunities. I'm just a little scared of the 3.5. She has an unweighted 4.0 in HS so knows how to study but still... I graduated with over a 3.5 all those years ago but it took me all 4 years to get there with a rough freshman year. Major is biochem. No details were given about remediation if they drop below. I don't know if she will let me ask and I am sure she isn't willing to.6 replies