How does GPA affect your life?

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How does GPA affect your life?

Sneha Balaji

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High school is one of the most important parts of a person’s life. High school shapes a person to be independent hard working and prepared for college and beyond. One of the most important parts of high school is GPA. GPA is a summary of a students grades and extracurricular  and is a basic standard that collages use when determining acceptance into college. Your gpa is a summary of you. So the question is are you your GPA. As Manasa Karra a Freshman  at CHS says that

“Sometimes i feel stressed and i feel that it is very bad and it effects my grades”.

 

Stress also has an impact on a students studies and his?her GPA as a whole . According to a study done by the National College Health Association in the spring of 2018 32.2% of people surveyed reported stress affecting their academic performance. Affected academic performance can leads to lower grades which means a lower GPA which can lead to less rank and affect college acceptance. Your GPA is also important for determining things like college admissions and rank. According to college board your grades are averaged into a grade point average(GPA) So the higher the GPA and the more advanced classes that are taken the higher your GPA will be. Then your rank combined with your grades extracurricular SAT scores college letters and letters of recommendations to determine college acceptance. So is GPA important? Yes it is and you should do everything you can to increase it to ensure success in high school and beyond.

 

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