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Overated system for determining a students intelligence but on occasion it does reflect a person's brain power. Designed primarily for parents and children with weak egos. Generally ignored by students with actual intelligence.
Mark: My GPA is 3.98, everyone will soon love and respect me.
Dave: (Punches Mark)
Mark: Um.....My GPA is only a general indicator of my ability to navigate the school system and irrelevant to my actual intelligence.
Dave: Your getting smarter everyday.
by m1z_w1z_11 August 29, 2005
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A very diluted system built to advertise that it assesses a student's knowledge but really means nothing in the job market.
Recruiter: Your 4.00 GPA does not substitute for no experience sir.

Interviewee: What? But my university advisor says differently!

Recruiter: Sorry but she is wrong and I can clearly see you cannot actually do anything useful outside the classroom.
by RJW1000 October 17, 2014
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(Short for "grade-point average".)

1. The average of a student's grades, or school marks, over a period of time.

2. A student's mark in the 4-point American grading system.
n. "Most colleges require a 4.0 GPA for admittance."

n. "Tom's GPA was so low, he was unable to participate in school activities."
by Caltha. March 21, 2004
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Grade Point Average. The grade point average is a weighted average based on the grades you receive in each course, weighted by the number of credit hours for that course.
Candidates must demonstrate a cume g.p.a. of 3.8 to be granted further consideration.
by bob 'a' March 25, 2004
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It means grandpa for those who can't text proper English.
Liz: My gpa is flying in here monday.
Jay: Your grade point average? What?
Liz: Grandpa
Jay: Oh, alright.
by JustinAngel July 02, 2011
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