What's considered a "bad, average, good, and GREAT" GPA?

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notaznguy
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What's considered a "bad, average, good, and GREAT" GPA?

Postby notaznguy » Sun Dec 18, 2011 12:54 am

Generally for T-14 and T20/top regional schools.

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Re: What's considered a "bad, average, good, and GREAT" GPA?

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Sun Dec 18, 2011 12:58 am

Most T14's have GPA floors. So, from what I gather,

Bad-3.0 and below (save for splitter-friendly schools like NU and WUSTL)
Average-3.1-3.4
Good-3.5-3.7
Great-3.8-4.0

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Re: What's considered a "bad, average, good, and GREAT" GPA?

Postby WSJ_Law » Sun Dec 18, 2011 1:15 am

Relative to the medians of the school to which you are applying. You seem dumb.

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Re: What's considered a "bad, average, good, and GREAT" GPA?

Postby notaznguy » Sun Dec 18, 2011 1:25 am

WSJ_Law wrote:Relative to the medians of the school to which you are applying. You seem dumb.


No you do!

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Re: What's considered a "bad, average, good, and GREAT" GPA?

Postby john1990 » Sun Dec 18, 2011 1:45 am

notaznguy wrote:Generally for T-14 and T20/top regional schools.


I guess bad would be below 50th percentile
average would be the median
good would be above the 50th percentile
great would be above the 75th percentile

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T14 i would say

Bad=3.5
average=3.75
Good=3.9
Great=above a 4.0

Yale and harvard have a 3.96gpa at thier 75th percentile, that means 25% of the class had above a 3.96

I doubt anyone at YHS would say someone had a "great" GPA unless it was like a 4.2

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Re: What's considered a "bad, average, good, and GREAT" GPA?

Postby WSJ_Law » Sun Dec 18, 2011 2:23 am

Thanks pdaddy for deleting that absurd post.

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Re: What's considered a "bad, average, good, and GREAT" GPA?

Postby expelliarmus » Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:07 pm

Bad: 3.5
Average: 3.75
Good: 3. 85
Great: 3.95+ (But it also depends on your major.)




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