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How to raise college CGPA

#spring23 How am I going to raise my CGPA to 3.00 provided I have 2.89 and I am left with only 5 courses left to graduate?

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Rachel’s Answer

Give it your all to achieve straight A's. If you sense that goal slipping away, consider attending your teacher's office hours and signing up for tutoring. Reach out for support to obtain the highest grades possible. Utilize a GPA calculator to determine what's needed to attain your target. This website provides one, along with advice on improving your GPA: https://gpacalculator.net/
Thank you comment icon This is great advice! I know that when I was struggling with any classes, I would go to the office hours and try to get as much help as possible. A piece of advice when going to the office hours, make sure that you come prepared with questions to make the most of your time and your professor's as well. In addition, make sure you understand each course's grading scale. For example, if there's a class that only grades you for two exams, then there's very little room for mistakes, but if a class is graded based on exams, projects, homework, in-class assignments, and extra credit, then you have some flexibility to work with your grade (but it requires more work). Jorge Santa Maria
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Sean’s Answer

Raising your CGPA will require a combination of effective study habits, time management, and self-discipline. You are certainly capable; you just need to commit to your goal. Also, I would recommend reaching out to your professors and going to office hours any time you can.
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Frank’s Answer

Hi!

I agree with all the responses provided. I was in the same boat and really turned it around by focusing and giving it my all as I really wanted that higher GPA. I really dedicated time to studying to make sure I understood the material and not just memorize it. Also, express your goals to your professor. You are so close and can do it!

Tie the goal to something you really want in the future and you will see that will motivate you!

Best of luck!

Frank
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William T’s Answer

In addition to the great advice given above, it would be really good for you to start to develop a relationship with your professor. Let them know what your goals are for your gpa, and ask what you should be doing to raise it. Perhaps there is extra work that you can take on, or additional extra credit opportunities. If you are constantly in their office, sometimes it makes the difference between a B and an A because they see that you are trying!
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Eve’s Answer

It's great that you're thinking about this with still some courses left to help! I found it very helpful to use the professor's office hours and develop a good relationship with them! Finding a source of tutoring could be really helpful as well to get some extra practice outside of the classroom!
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Peter’s Answer

You still have ample time and courses available to boost your GPA! I encourage you to reflect on the classes where your performance wasn't quite up to your expectations and consider the study habits that didn't yield the desired results. Begin incorporating new study routines or schedules. Keep in mind that some strategies may be more effective for certain individuals, so experiment and discover what works best for you.

Another helpful tip is to start engaging with the course material early on, which allows you more time to grasp the concepts and seek assistance from professors or teaching assistants if needed. Take advantage of office hours as they present a fantastic opportunity to not only build rapport with your instructors but also to gain a deeper understanding of the course content.
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Bianca’s Answer

Hi there! It's a great idea to discover new ways of studying and perhaps create a plan to keep yourself focused. Don't hesitate to chat with your teacher and talk about methods to boost your scores. Joining office hours and study gatherings could be beneficial too.
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Terrence’s Answer

Develop a study plan, establish a daily schedule that allocates time for learning, fun, and relaxation. Be discipline and stick to it!
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