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Chances of acceptance? California Resident

I'm kinda scared that I'm not gonna get accepted into Long Beach cuz I'm not from that area in California.
I live in the Bay Area aka Northern California. My scores and GPA aren't terrible:

SAT (redesigned): 1300
GPA (the number that showed up on the CSU application): 3.83. Apparently this is because of a glitch but idk.
GPA weighted: 4.0 (from grades 10 and 11)....this is the GPA that should've shown up
GPA Unweighted: 3.76 (grades 10 and 11)

Eligibility index, using my 4.0 GPA: 4500
Eligibility index, using CSU application generated GPA of 3.38: 4364
In terms of all of this, I'm more than eligible for this University.

I took 3 AP exams, and got two 3s and one 4.
I also took 1 dual enrollment course my junior year, got a C, and 2 courses my senior year, and got an A and B.

But ahhhh I'm so scared cuz I read an article that said they give priority to local residents, with super low SAT and ACT scores like a 1300 and 17, respectively. And GPAs a whole grade point lower than mine.

Is anyone in a similar situation?
Also, how bad of grades can I get senior year? I already got 2 Cs my first semester, both in AP courses, which probably looks bad but oh well. The rest of them are As.
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  • vyomineevyominee 9 replies4 threads New Member
    Should I mention, I applied as environmental science.
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  • GumbymomGumbymom 28522 replies190 threadsForum Champion UC Forum Champion
    edited February 2018
    You look solid for CSULB. Your EI is well above the average threshold of 3900-4000. Best of luck.

    As long as you pass all Senior courses with a C or higher, you should be fine.
    edited February 2018
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  • NCalRentNCalRent 6193 replies14 threads Senior Member
    i agree, I am pretty confident you will be admitted.
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  • Stone851Stone851 15 replies2 threads Junior Member
    I feel that you will for sure get into Long Beach as long as you do not get any grades worse than a C. But try to get B's and higher in all of your classes.
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  • vyomineevyominee 9 replies4 threads New Member
    Sadly, I got rejected. It sucks, because I'm pretty sure their main reason for rejection was my residence. Oh well :(
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  • veryworriedmamaveryworriedmama 25 replies2 threads Junior Member
    I’m sorry you got denied for admission. My son too received a letter saying he was denied. I did call the school today to find out the reason and they will tell you.
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  • MatriculatorMatriculator 5 replies0 threads New Member
    Looks pretty good, maybe try to pick those C's up a little though. The AP factor helps. I don't think colleges localize their enrollment to that extent. More by state in my mind though I could be wrong. My understanding is that they only look at first semester grades senior year so maybe save the sliding for second semester?
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