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what does it mean when it says "GPA on a scale of..."?

FalconPAWNCHFalconPAWNCH Registered User Posts: 70 Junior Member
edited December 2009 in Northwestern University
right now, my GPA is 4.0 weighted and 3.88 unweighted.

on the NU Honors Medical Program, it says:

"Grade average to date is _________ on a scale of ________"

what should i put in for the blanks?

Post edited by FalconPAWNCH on

Replies to: what does it mean when it says "GPA on a scale of..."?

  • GlennyGlenny Registered User Posts: 300 Junior Member
    Ask guidance counselor.

    But my guess is that most people have their unweighted in the scale out of 4.0
    So 3.8 on a scale of 4.0.

    If it was out of a hundred it would be like "94 on a scale of 100"
  • Vhiremath4Vhiremath4 Registered User Posts: 372 Member
    yeah i second glenny, but you send NU your transcript anyhow, so i don't think it's the end of the world if you mess up. :-)
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