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Is a 3.0 GPA bad, average, or above average?

I've got these grades for my first semester in high school:
88
79
79
77
89
88
and these in my current semester (still 9 weeks left, however):
83
88
85
92
69
84
Will these grades hold me back from getting a good job or look bad on a resume or college application? Thanks for feedback.

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4.0 is tops, like an "A", 3.0 is like a strong "B", so those are good!

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It's above average, slightly.

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These grades show that you are a consistent hard worker so yes it would be perfect for job applications.

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4.0 gpa is great same with 3.0 its like a very string b and its really good

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How good is visalus

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your all good. keep it up

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It is a solid B average. There is nothing wrong with that. As for jobs, they couldn't care less about your GPA. most colleges will take a B student. You aren't going to get into Harvard, but who wants to pat that tuition anyway?

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Your grades will not hold you back from getting a good job and your GPA of a 3.0 is a B average.

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"B" is above average, so you're doing good. Just keep an eye on your grades like you are because it is easy to have a few bad grades pull your average down. Good luck!

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It's okay, better then average

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average

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it will look bad on a college application, because the college grading scale is different. By my calculation, because I use the college grading scale normally, your actual GPA is more like a 2.0-2.3 at most, because according to the college grading scale you are a low B to C student, as opposed tot he A's and B's you have according to public school. You need to up your grades, because when they convert it, 93 is the lowest grade that constitutes an A, and either 85 or 84 is the last B. So if your grades continue as they are, you aren't in a good position for the future. As for jobs, grade's don't really effect that if you are going into a skilled work force, but if you want a white collar job, it could present a problem.

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How do you figure in that average? I used a GPA calc for this one and plugged in my credit hours for the total classes. Thanks
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Mind you this is in the United States
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yep, and in college, you don't get credit hours, or bumps for AP classes, it's straight grade points, and your grade points denote a low B to C average, meaning 2.0-2.3
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Sigh, you're fifteen. Never mind
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i'm also a junior with approximately a 4.5 public school GPA, I use Seton Home School, an internationally accredited bachelorette program. I know how colleges calculate because I use their grading scale, you seriously might want to take into account what i'm saying, or you will be very sorry later on when you try to get into college.
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My school doesn't use GPA. If they did I wouldn't be asking my GPA lol. I know how colleges calculate. I used my letter grades to figure my GPA. It's roughly 3.3, not 2.3. Where do you get those numbers? Lol 2.3 is in the range of C-.
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I was just wondering how this calculates for big schools, and jobs. But you're fifteen. I would appreciate the facts from someone who is actually in college, not googling the answers and basing it off of his bachelorette homeschool program.
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The college doesn't use letter grades buddy, they use number grades, you are in the range of C- on a lot of those grades according to the college grading scale

this is the College Grading scale

A+ 99-100 4.0
A 95-98 4.0
A- 93-94 3.7
B+ 90-92 3.3
B 87-89 3.0
B- 85-86 2.7
C+ 82-84 2.3
C 79-81 2.0
C- 77-78 1.7
D+ 75-76 1.3
D 72-74 1.0
D- 70-71 0.7
F (no credit) 69 or below 0.0

Now recalculate it, that F on your record isn't really helping you much.
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Are you dumb? Colleges convert your public school grade into the college grade! That's the last time I try to argue with a fifteen year old about college lol
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no, the colleges don't convert your grade into the college grade, oh well, I guess you'll learn on your own, just remember one thing later in life, this is something you'll need, you always have to ask "do you want fries with that?"
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Do you go to college? Do you have a job? Do you speak with college advisory on a regular basis? Do you fill out applications to college?
If you answered "no" to any of these inquiries, you should not try to answer my questions.
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Colleges know how public schools grade. They do not use your [i]public school[/i] grades and convert them into their grading system. If they did, that would defeat the purpose of having students . . . if a completely different grading system was used on a hard-working student in high school, essentially barring them from going to the specific college, they would have a very small student base. For someone who knows "so much" about college, you certainly fail to realize that the college is a business.
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In case you also didn't know this,different states and colleges have different grading systems. Some schools say a 65 is a D, while some say as high as 70, or as low as 60 is a D. Bet you didn't know that, huh?
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how do ppl keep coming up with Ds as a grade? here in Georgia you either get an A=100-90, B=89-80, C=79-70, or F=69-0. And if wanting to go to college with a Hope Scholarship(keep that in mind) you need to maintain a 3.00 or higher. So keep the grades up and if possible kick some up a notch. As in keeping you from getting a job after high school i would doubt it or even if you get a job after college. they wouldn't go that back to see grades. they would look more at your college grades and work ethics from college. but if you have to by some reason take a remedial class at college they might ask about that.
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well elastic, put it this way, if you would fail my classes, which with those grades, you would be failing, then you wouldn't be getting into college, since you don't even have the aptitude for high school. Also, I'm almost certain the college scale is national standard, the public schools can change however they want, but I'm almost certain that all colleges use that grading scale, and while college is a business, they don't let people who can't keep up with it into that business, as it results in a bad turnout. You should probably get off your high horse before somebody knocks you down from it, as colleges don't much like arrogance either, which you display quite a lot of indeed.
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people people, stop arguing. Go talk to a college advisor about your gpa if you talk to one on a regular basis. Hakuna Matata...
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Over 70% - First
Over 60% - Upper Second
Over 50% - Lower Second
Over 40% - Third
Over 35% - Pass
less than 35% - Fail
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A+ 80-100 Outstanding
A 75-79 Excellent
A- 70-74 First

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