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CSULB - Class of 2015

tutudragon16tutudragon16 Registered User Posts: 158 Junior Member
Just decided I should open up this thread for us who are eagerly awaiting/hoping/ready to begin our lovely Undergrad adventure in fall of 2011.

I applied for a BA in Psych (impacted sadly), with my alternate a BA in Japanese.

At this point I'd be happy going into Long Beach as just a Japanese major.

I'm also hoping to get housing in Internation House if I get accepted, just because the concept is so awesome.

How about all of you? Introductions would be cool,,
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  • mfergie889mfergie889 Registered User Posts: 23 New Member
    My name is Molly,
    my total GPA is 3.2 and I am transferring from a CC in Los Angeles. Im applying as a marketing major!
    (My GPA from the past year is a 3.7, unfortunately I was not as focused my first year in school)

    I also applied to Cal Poly Pomona but Id really like to get into CSULB!
  • The Power of OneThe Power of One Registered User Posts: 613 Member
    I'm a first year student at CSULB; attending my second semester here.

    If you guys have any questions, feel free to ask me, and I'll try my best to answer them.
  • CelebratedCelebrated Registered User Posts: 55 Junior Member
    Hi ThePowerOfOne, I applied to CSULB and awaiting my acceptance letter. Based on experience how competitive would you say the CSULB admissions are. My grades aren't too great (2.4-3.0), I dont live in the are but I am a Cal resident.
  • tutudragon16tutudragon16 Registered User Posts: 158 Junior Member
    Well I would say my main question atm is the housing situation. I'm hoping to get into International House.

    Any info or first hand experience from any of the dorms would be appreciated xD
  • CelebratedCelebrated Registered User Posts: 55 Junior Member
    tutudragon do you think you have a good chance of getting in?
  • ieatsharksieatsharks Registered User Posts: 477 Member
    i have a 3.5 right now, do i have a good chance!?
  • The Power of OneThe Power of One Registered User Posts: 613 Member
    Celebrated, what is your cumulative GPA, and SAT/ACT scores?

    tutudragon16, I don't live in the dorms. My friend dorms at RLC, and she signed up for a double because it was cheaper. Her roommate never showed up, so now she has the dorm for herself. Her dorm is pretty tiny in my opinion. I think it is way too small for two people, but if it were for one person, I think it would be all right. I don't know if the rest of the dorms are the same. Apparently, the food isn't very good at the dorms. Then again, dorm food is never good anywhere. xD My friend tells me that they have a lot of activities at her residency so I'm assuming dorm life is active and you'll be sure to make friends.
  • ieatsharksieatsharks Registered User Posts: 477 Member
    transfer student!
  • tutudragon16tutudragon16 Registered User Posts: 158 Junior Member
    Celebrated, I think I do. People have said yeah.

    I'm going with a 3.5 GPA with ap and honors classes in high school.

    Also got 30 on my ACT first time i took it. People said that seems good enough. So i'm hoping.
  • ieatsharksieatsharks Registered User Posts: 477 Member
    GL BUDDY :D
    ps. "celebrated"?
  • getin2011getin2011 Registered User Posts: 132 Junior Member
    Is there any portal website to check application status?
  • director91007director91007 Registered User Posts: 45 Junior Member
    Getin:

    Until you're admitted, you can't do much online, but the ID number you should have received in an email does allow you to create a pin and check application status over the phone. Details were in the email.

    Shark:

    1. He was addressing another member by name.
    2. As stated in the title, this thread pertains to the class of '15
    3. I hope you'll educate yourself about the global environmental impact of shark species declines.
  • The Power of OneThe Power of One Registered User Posts: 613 Member
    tutudragon16, I think you have a fair chance of getting in.

    ieatsharks, you should be able to get in as well, especially if the major you applied for is not impacted.
  • otc2010otc2010 Registered User Posts: 201 Junior Member
    Dorms...
    My son is a freshman living in the suites. He loves to food (passion for tacos, skirt steak and orange chicken. Plus, free coke and ice cream.) To get your dorm of choice, sign-up for the housing the day it opens - it's on a priority basis. You'll get an email, but I remember it was around mid-Feb. There are a lot of returning students that dorm and many keep their same room, so be sure to choose your room the day your invited to - you could have a parent do it, since you'll be at school and it opens at 9am. The system lets you pick the exact room based on what's available. (If you're going for a suite, go for a corner room as they are the largest.) You can get a floor plan with room numbers, if you do a dorm tour. Be aware that the suites are quieter and students tend to stay within their suite more. I don't know anything about international house, RLC, or traditional dorms.

    Admission...
    Son got in with 3.67, APs and 28 ACT for Civil Eng which was not impacted. He is not from the area.
  • tutudragon16tutudragon16 Registered User Posts: 158 Junior Member
    otc thank you!

    That info alone is the most I've heard of in months of scourging. Good to keep in mind especially due to the suite format, since international house does use the suite system. Also good to keep in mind the rush it'll take since there probably would be many returning students as well.

    Quiet is fine as well. I'm not going to be all that big on social/party scene anyhow.

    Verygood!
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