Lastly, other considerations for you may be that if you are seeking additional money or academic scholarships you may also want to consider those colleges/universities that require a lower GPA say for ex a 3.0 or 2.8- the reason being is that admissions may be willing to offer and attract a student who has displayed a higher level of academic performance.
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There are many colleges that accept a 3.5 GPA. I think the main question would be what do the rest of your scores look like? For instance, if you had a 3.5 GPA and scored a 30 on the ACT, a university might value that higher than someone with a 4.0 GPA and a 25 on the ACT. Admission process has a lot of factors, and GPA is just one of them.
Thank you for your question. I agree with Professor Smikle's comments (without repeating). I recommend researching colleges that you are interested in and see what their admissions and GPA requirements are. There are many colleges out there that accept a 3.5 GPA. Best of luck to you!
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