Your Cheat Sheet to College Lingo
Don’t understand any of the college lingo your student is using? This list of terms will have you up to speed in no time.
There are currently 4 terms in this directory beginning with the letter G.
Courses every student is required to take, regardless of major; English, math, science, history, etc.
Short for Grade Point Average; measure of student’s academic achievement; calculated by dividing total number of grade points received by total number of hours attempted.
Student with a Bachelor’s degree from a University who is studying or doing research at a more advanced level.
Financial aid awarded by the government; do not have to be paid back. More about Grants.