University USA

How does it compare the 1-10 scale to the 1-4 scale? What is the GPA? Recommended guidelines for US-Italy grade conversion

The so called Grade Point Average, for short GPA, is the scaled used by the American academic system to measure the students' academic progress.

While most academic systems in many countries use the 1-10 scale, the American scale goes from 0 to 4.0.

US college costs

When a child is born in the USA, many middle and upper-class families open a savings account for the newborn that will become the principal means of funding for future college student. Most important birthday presents as well as any kind of accomplishments on and off the classroom will usually become money towards the college fund.