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Senior Gpa Importance

PhoobahPhoobah Registered User Posts: 143 Junior Member
when sending your final transcript at the end of my senior year, what gpa do I need to maintain in order to still be eligible for a uc? and is this gpa weighted or unweighted?

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Replies to: Senior Gpa Importance

  • collegemom16collegemom16 Registered User Posts: 4,257 Senior Member
    This depends on the school. Check their individual websites. Once you receive your admissions read the conditions on them carefully and do everything they ask. A good rule of thumb is to not allow yourself to fall below an unweighted 3.0 so you will be covered for all UC's.
  • ucsd_ucla_daducsd_ucla_dad Registered User Posts: 8,573 Senior Member
    Here's the UC Pathways site that has a lot of admissions info -
    University of California - Admissions

    The UCs weight the AP classes but they have a limit on the number of classes allowed to weight (I think 8). They'll use your 10/11 year grades as the admissions criteria. They expect that your senior year grades will be acceptable - not less than a C in any class or a significant drop in GPA.
  • PeppersPeppers Registered User Posts: 1,772 Senior Member
    For UCSD its a weighted overall GPA from senior year that can't be below a 3.0 and can't have any Ds or Fs. This is true for the second and third tier UCs as well. For UCLA, it's an unweighted overall GPA with no Ds or Fs. For Berkeley, it's an unweighted GPA PER SEMESTER with no Ds or Fs.
  • sports61khsports61kh Registered User Posts: 1,025 Senior Member
    peppers, i think i've already asked u before, but for weighted overall GPA, does that mean if i have 5 APs senior yr, all would be weighted into GPA?
  • 99cents99cents Registered User Posts: 1,088 Senior Member
    yes that is what it means in this context.
  • 8888888888888888 Registered User Posts: 4,466 Senior Member
    omg.. i have below 3.0 right now "_" senioritis is killing me~
  • PeppersPeppers Registered User Posts: 1,772 Senior Member
    ^You guys all still have a lot of time. Don't put yourselves in unfortunate situations if you can help it.
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