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Can i get into UC Riverside? PLEASE Help by commenting!

edw0rdedw0rd Posts: 15Registered User New Member
So I'm a Junior turning into a Senior in the fall & im really worried about colleges in general. Riverside is actually my only hope, by looking at my grades haha. ive been slacking off highschool year & actually started trying this year, haha which is pretty pointless
but anyways i have

GPA: 3.1 <--- gonna go up alittle because junior year second semester isnt added
SAT1 : 1790
SAT2: Korean 740
Chem: 610
im going to try to break a 2000 on sat 1
and korean im FORSURE going to get 800..hopefully.
& im going to try to raise chem and math to at least 700

I have alot of volunteer hours, around 250?
im in NHS & CSF

if you guys can get back to me that would be great!
& please no negative comments! thank you!
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Replies to: Can i get into UC Riverside? PLEASE Help by commenting!

  • AureonaeAureonae Posts: 46Registered User Junior Member
    er... you're a cali resident, right?
    If you are, then just maintain eligibility for the UC system, and you're guaranteed a spot at one campus. That guarantee will probably land you at UCR or UCM.
    I think you still stand an ok chance to UCR, as it stands now.
  • OrangeCounty1OrangeCounty1 Posts: 10Registered User New Member
    Looking at the posting date, you are now a senior. Your chances should be OK for UCR or UCM, your "eligibility index" is higher than minimum for UC admittance. The unknown is what the budget cut will do to the public California universities. My son is also a senior at NHS and we will see if UCR says Y/N in about 5 hours (after midnight 2/1/2009). Good Luck tonight.
  • haikumarukuchanhaikumarukuchan Posts: 1,795Registered User Senior Member
    youre in I believe
  • mikagemikage Posts: 166Registered User Junior Member
    i'm pretty sure you will get in :)
    riverside is fairly easy to get into
  • haikumarukuchanhaikumarukuchan Posts: 1,795Registered User Senior Member
    The acceptance rate droped to 79 last year though
  • imprettydumbimprettydumb Posts: 48Registered User Junior Member
    im sure you will be okay with a 2000 sat
  • KoreanBoi92KoreanBoi92 Posts: 1,248Registered User Member
    NOTE: the OP is from last year.lol.
  • shuaidshuaid Posts: 7Registered User New Member
    yeah of course you'll get in. The question is will you survive ucr. Most my friends so far have dropped out or went on ap and got kicked out of UCR. Best of luck.
  • shesasensationshesasensation Posts: 221Registered User Junior Member
    Yeah, you're in at UCR, I believe.

    As for the people dropping out, I do know people that have gone on AP (Academic Probation) or even dropped out in their first quarter at UCR. As long as you keep your goals straight and prioritize your time, you'll do fine. If anything, the first quarter is the most important because it sets your GPA. If you set it too low, it's really difficult to raise your GPA. That's why we're in college - for an education first.
  • AmyHuangAmyHuang Posts: 12Registered User New Member
    Don't worry, you will get in for sure.
    How about try to finish your last year in high school with a great record! =)
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