honors programs

Weighted GPA vs. Non-Weighted GPA

December 3, 2010

Brittany has an interesting question today. If a scholarship committee asks for your GPA but doesn’t specify weighted or unweighted, which one should you give ’em? At my high school we are currently on an honors grading scale for majority of our classes. We are given a GPA that is considered to be weighted; when […]

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Honors Classes: Worth the GPA Hit?

October 12, 2010

Monaco’s question has an interesting twist on several subjects we’ve touched on ’round these parts: honors programs, GPA and grad school. I have a long question but I will try to keep it short. Lay it on me. Oh and BTW, before I forget, Monaco is a stellar name. If my wife weren’t so tough […]

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Honors Programs: Are They Worth The Hassle?

July 19, 2010

Honors programs — lots of schools have them, but are they worth the extra work you have to put in for the designation? My answer is the usual — “it depends.” Depends on what you want to do with your life and what you expect the honors programs to actually do for you. Mike’s wondering […]

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