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High School GPA

What Kind of Student Were You?

I get a little nostalgic for high school when the Summer comes — for carefree teenage nights, new Summer jobs, and stocking up on new school supplies at the drugstore. I am proud to admit I was always an A-student, but I have lot of friends who are successful and crazy smart adults who snoozed through school and got mostly Bs and Cs. While good grades can open doors, we all know by now that they by no means make or break an adult in the working world. What kind of grades did you typically get in high school?

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itsallabouttheg itsallabouttheg 6 years
i always got good grades in high school, but i never really stressed about it. i got a smattering of Bs, but I took a lot of honors and AP classes, so i still had a crazy high weighted gpa.
CiaoBella01 CiaoBella01 6 years
A is high school.... B's in university ... wish it was other way around lol
socalbeachgal socalbeachgal 6 years
A student, high school, college and grad school. Would love to be a professional student but somehow have to pay for it all.
amber512 amber512 6 years
Middle School - B's and C's High School - A's and B's College - A's I guess I just kept improving!
juicebox07 juicebox07 6 years
I got A's, B's, and C's mostly. Occasionally, I would get honor roll.
ShaynaLeah ShaynaLeah 6 years
A student ... and so happy that geek is finally chic!
WarEagleNurse WarEagleNurse 6 years
Happsmjc Happsmjc 6 years
I'm with you runningesq :) love the mscl pic btw!
tarabara1229 tarabara1229 6 years
Always an A, but I was one of those weird kids who loved every subject thrown at them. I've always told myself that if I could afford it, I'd be a professional student.
lydialee_home lydialee_home 6 years
GPA = 3.975 - only 1 B in my BS degree and I got my B on the very first semester taking History 1. GPA = 4 - straight A on MS degree. :)
runningesq runningesq 6 years
High school and college - A student. Law school - different story ;)
le-romantique le-romantique 6 years
C student in high school, 4.0 GPA in college/grad school. It's easier to "know more" and be more engaged when you're working on something pertaining to your interests. It's rare people get psyched for algebra or biology, but when its specific to your hobbies/goal in life, it's easier to actually care and try. Plus you're more mature then anyway.
LeiraElle LeiraElle 6 years
Grades are so arbitrary. I was a mostly B student in high school, a mostly A student in college, and a straight A student in grad school. They're more reflective of maturity and work ethic than knowledge or intelligence.
SS10Sne1 SS10Sne1 6 years
However, college was a different story...
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