My First Year Was Terrible: Lady Who Had Low Grade in 100 Level Makes It to Top, Graduates With First Class

My First Year Was Terrible: Lady Who Had Low Grade in 100 Level Makes It to Top, Graduates With First Class

  • An intelligent lady called Doreen Akorfa Ameonu graduated from the University of Ghana with a first-class through determination
  • It all started when she recorded a low GPA of 2.8 and decided to become relentless about her desire for first-class
  • According to her, one of the tricks that worked in her favour was experimenting with different learning methods until finding a suitable one for herself

Doreen Akorfa Ameonu, a brilliant Ghanaian lady who graduated from the University of Ghana with First Class Honours in BSc. Psychology has inspired many students and social media users in general with her story.

Narrating how it all happened on her LinkedIn handle, Doreen indicated that she started the four-year journey on the wrong foot with a terrible GPA of 2.8.

However, with great determination, she decided to experiment with different methods of learning until she finally got one that was suitable for her, which became the secret to her academic success.

Lady who achieved first-class after starting of on wrong foot
Pictures of Doreen who achieved first-class after starting off on wrong foot Photo credit: Doreen Akorfa Ameonu via LinkedIn
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Doreen's own words

"My first year was terrible. I struggled with my academic work and ended with a 2.8 GPA. I always knew I wanted to graduate with a first class and this was a huge deviation from that goal.Determined to change that, I experimented various ways of learning until I found the right one for me," she said.

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Because her grades significantly improved, Doreen got chosen to represent her class for an Erasmus exchange program in Turkey in her third year.

"In my final year, I received a Dean’s Honour List award for exuding academic excellence. Finally, on 13th January, 2022, I graduated with an FGPA of 3.72!" she added with great joy.

Man smashed UI CGPA

Meanwhile, earlier reported that a Nigerian man, Temitope Oyedeji, went on Twitter to show off how he emerged a first-class student from the University of Ibadan.

In a Twitter post on Tuesday, February 22, the man said that with a 3.87/4.00 CGPA, he emerged as the best student from the department of mathematics.

Temitope gave all glory to God for his academic excellence. The man said that during his final year, he was able to gather awards such as the best graduating student in the faculty of science among many others.


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