## Is a 3.8 GPA Good?

The national average GPA is a 3.0, so a 3.8 is far above average. A 3.8 GPA is nearly perfect. Raising it will be difficult, but it will show your hard work and dedication.

### For high school students

A 3.8 GPA will impress any college or university admissions officer. It signifies that you are ready for the intensity of an undergraduate course load.

### For college students

An application to a graduate program showing a 3.8 GPA will stand out among your peers. It shows your mastery of your chosen subject of study, so you may consider joining the workforce.

## How Can I Raise My GPA?

Raising your GPA from a 3.8 will be challenging. If you can find areas where you can improve, focus on developing your skills in those subjects.

Stay organized by knowing when assignments will be due and when tests will be given.

Schedule a time each day to study.

Ask your professors or instructors for extra work.