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Engineering/Science School Suggestions

laxdude43laxdude43 Registered User Posts: 236 Junior Member
Current junior at a prep school in SE PA. I didnt take school seriously until this year. Will address that in my college essay.

Freshman Year: 2.64
Sophomore Year: 2.66
Junior Year: 3.7 (so far)
Senior Year: hoping for the same if not better than junior year.
PSAT: 183

Awards: 9th Grade Academic Achievement award in Programming, 10th grade JV hockey all star, JV hockey coaches award

Leadership: Head of Programming robotics team

ECs: FIRST Robotics, academic competition, March for Life club, varsity ice hockey, Theatre Society, stock market club, intramural soccer and volleyball, Club ice hockey, eBay powerseller, jv lacrosse, and 50+ hours of community service.

Could you please suggest some possible engineering and science schools please. Thank You
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Replies to: Engineering/Science School Suggestions

  • Erin's DadErin's Dad Super Moderator Posts: 36,044 Super Moderator
    What can your family afford? It looks like you have somewhere near a 3.0 cum GPA. Your PSAT score is right in line with Penn State but the GPA is on the low side. You could start at one of the satellite campuses, do well and transfer to the main campus.
  • ucbalumnusucbalumnus Registered User Posts: 73,730 Senior Member
    You could start at a community college, do well, and then transfer to Penn State or Pittsburgh.
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