Up next in How to Get into College (11 videos)
Increase your chances of getting into a good university with the advice in this Howcast video series for aspiring college students.
You Will Need
- A four point grading scale
- Recent grades
- A pen and paper
- A calculator
Find a grading scale
Find a four-point grading scale that assigns a point value from four to zero for every possible grade.
Collect recent grades
Collect the most recent grades you can by asking your teacher or an office administrator.
Record the point value for each grade
Write down the correct point value next to each grade using the four-point scale.
Add the points together
Add up all the points and write down the total.
Calculate the average
Calculate the average by dividing the total by the number of grades you added together. This is your GPA.