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What's a good GPA? (considering grad school as well)

  1. Dec 19, 2009 #1
    Hello, I didn't do so well on two of my breadth courses this semester (half credits) so I went to a calculator and calculated that my highest potential (being realistic) GPA for this year would be in the 3.3 - 3.5 range (although 3.2 is also a possibility). What is considered a "good gpa"? And considering that I would like to go to grad school, what kind of GPA should I aim for? Would a year of mediocre GPA significantly affect the rest of my university career?

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  3. Dec 19, 2009 #2

    fluidistic

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    I'm sure it depends on the University you would like to enter. GPA isn't everything that matters as it has been said hundreds of time in this forum, regarding grad school.
    I think a 3.5 GPA is generally considered as good.
     
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