When it comes to college admissions, you’ll hear over and over again how important your high school grade point average (GPA) is. And if you’re asking yourself what a good GPA is and whether it really matters at all, check out the article “What Is a Good GPA?”.  Getting an A in a class shows college admissions counselors that you take your work seriously and have the skills necessary to succeed in college.

The main takeaway here is that GPA is a big deal.