GPA question

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  1. tucker92

    tucker92 Member

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    My daughter's high school calculates GPA on an unweighted average and only an unweighted average. If her GPA were weighted, it would be higher because she has been in an all-honors curriculum. Will she be at a disadvantage in applying to USNA because her GPA is not weighted? I have to believe many applicants report a weighted GPA.
     
  2. Riv-Rod

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    Thats odd i didnt think anyone calculated only unweighted, call admissions they are very helpful thhe numbers 410-293-4361 ext 0 to talk to the receptionist otherwise its automated. maybe the school can calculate it weighted? i mean its a big difference my unweighted is 3.7 as oppsed to my 4.3 weighted
     
  3. Kero

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    They usually ask for both weighted and unweighted. Also, the school sends a profile with your daughters transcripts which should take into account this kind of information.
     
  4. Roman

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    I do believe you are at a disadvantage because if class rank was based off of weighted grades your rank would be much higher from taking hard classes.
     
  5. graciolly

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    If they want you theyll fund you. GPA has little to do with that. If your GPA makes the top schools want you less they might not fund you.
     
  6. K_Delrosario

    K_Delrosario Prospective

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    It isnt any disadvantage to your daughter, as USNA uses unweighted GPA on a 4.0 and below scale when reviewing a candidate.
     

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