Panel of Experts

Karl Schellscheidt

SAT Prep Expert

  • BSE, Princeton University '90
  • M.A., Secondary Education Seton Hall University '93
  • J.D., University of Pennsylvania Law School '00

Fred Hargadon

Dean of Admission

  • Swarthmore College
  • Stanford University
  • Princeton University

Don Betterton

Financial Aid Expert

  • Director of Financial Aid, Princeton University (1973-2006)
  • Certified College Planner
  • Principal, Betterton College Planning

Seamus Malin

Admission Expert

  • Harvard University
    Dir. of Financial Aid
    Asst. Dean of Admission
    International Office Director

Q & A with Don and Seamus: Weighted GPAs

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college admissions expert advice from eprep.comWe continue our question and answer session with expert Don Betterton with a question submitted by Lisa:

Question (1) My son’s school does not weight their GPA’s, but it does give a class rank. Therefore, kids who take a lot of AP and honor’s classes may rank lower than they would at many other schools because kids who only take easy classes may rank ahead of them. I know a lot of colleges look at class rank. Do they factor in that the school (more…)

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