Where in the the Common Application should a lower GPA be explained?

Where in the the Common Application should a lower GPA be explained?

If explaining the GPA is preferred (it doesn’t always seem to be the best approach) an applicant could include it in a personal statement, in the additional information field on the Common Application or a supplementary essay section.

You can read about how to make up for a low GPA on our blog here - https://blog.synocate.com/how-to-make-up-for-a-low-gpa-on-a-college-application