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University of Maryland College Park Fall 2018 Transfer Admission

amasarahamasarah Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
so I thought I'd start a thread about Fall 2018 transfer admissions since there isn't one yet. I want to know what my chances are of getting in.

I'm currently a second semester freshman at a Maryland cc and at time of application to UMD I've completed 20 credits. I've taken both an english and math required class but for some reason the math class i took doesn't transfer equally to UMD but more as an elective so i hope that doesn't hurt my chances. my gpa is exactly a 3.0. This is mostly why im concerned because i know they say 3.0 average or above, so i'm right at the border line. i also submitted my ACT and high school stats because i have less than 30 credits. my ACT superscore is a 29. high school GPA not that great-3.2 but i think they'll focus more on my college stuff so far. my essay is good. what do you guys think?
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Replies to: University of Maryland College Park Fall 2018 Transfer Admission

  • amasarahamasarah Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    I also forgot to mention in previous post above that yes I'm applying by the priority deadline of March 1
  • maryversitymaryversity Registered User Posts: 1,992 Senior Member
    For any transfer students interested in engineering, check this scholarship opportunity out asap and note deadlines https://eng.umd.edu/clark-opportunity-transfer-scholars-program
  • rxmb77rxmb77 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    I also applied to transfer to UMD for the fall 2018 since January and when I went to talk to a transfer advisor I heard her tell the kid before that if you have at least a 2.0 gpa and have completed the math and english requirement than you be good.
  • amasarahamasarah Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
    I did take an english and a math but my math class doesn't transfer equally from my prior school to UMD, it transfers as an elective, is that gonna affect my acceptance?
  • driccdriccdriccdricc Registered User Posts: 10 New Member
    Anyone know how long it takes for mailed transcripts to show up as recieved on coalition?
  • thescorpiothescorpio Registered User Posts: 21 Junior Member
    Can someone stat me?

    -45 completed credits, 14 in progress
    -currently attend a 4 year in state univ.
    -3.35 GPA
    -business major
    -applied by priority deadline
    -a few extracurriculars
    -a summer internship
    -currently working part time in retail
    -math and english completed

    Thank you!!

    I'm nervous because the avg transfer gpa for fall 2017 was 3.47.
  • bragierrnotbragierrnot Registered User Posts: 14 New Member
    Hey guys, did anyone else submit their app through Coalition? UMD received it but my recommendation has yet to show up as received. The recommendation is in my Coalition "locker" but it wasnt submitted by my Professor till the 1st of March. Anyone familiar with how this works? Thanks guys, this forum has helped so much.
  • thescorpiothescorpio Registered User Posts: 21 Junior Member
    @bragierrnot This is the reply I got from the email I sent to the admissions counselor. "Once every required document is reflected on the Checklist, it may still take a few days of processing for the Complete Date to reflect this as well. Please note that we will take into account the dates that documents arrive, not this complete date, when determining if a student's application is complete by the deadline."
  • bragierrnotbragierrnot Registered User Posts: 14 New Member
    hey @thescorpio, thanks alot for your help! Ill figure out what to do from here.
  • adamkennedytadamkennedyt Registered User Posts: 50 Junior Member
    Where on coalition can I find my application status?
  • kataroukatarou Registered User Posts: 28 Junior Member
    @adamkennedyt It should show your application status under the checklist
  • yankeebangeryankeebanger Registered User Posts: 159 Junior Member
    Can someone chance me? I applied for June 1st deadline.


    Ethnicity: Caucasian (international student from Turkey)
    Major: Business Administration concentrating in Finance
    College GPA: 3.78
    Credits: 60
    HS GPA: 3.85
    SAT: Never took it. Also, not required
    TOEFL: Waived
    LoR: 2 great from writing and theatre professors.
    Essays: Decent essay
    Midterm Report: 4 "A" and 1 "B+"

    College ECs:
    - Member of Turkish-American Association
    - Member of Investment Club
    - Member of Honor Society Club
    - Have done some interns in Turkey
    - Working part-time on campus

    High School EC/Awards (not all, just ones I'm including)
    - Couple community works
    - Done abroad community work
    - Some clubs in HS
  • LeafsFan34LeafsFan34 Registered User Posts: 2 New Member
    Long time luker on CC, going to jump right in here with my first post.....would appreciate if someone could chance me.
    Sorry this is so long...

    Applying for the June 1st deadline under GVPT, wondering if it might be best for me to wait until the Spring to apply for the priority deadline and nail down some GE's that won't transfer. I'm a 2nd-year and currently have 72 units at a Cal State, but 18 of them are from AP/CLEP (of which UMD will only recognize 6), and 5 units are from an internship. Additionally, 15 in progress units, 3 poli sci major courses and another GE. Also, most of my classes are 4/5 units bc my university is weird, so I've only taken 16 graded courses. My ENGL 101 course I took my first year doesn't equate to UMD's ENGL 101 for some reason according to their database. How screwed am I? I've completed Calculus with a C, and will have my GVPT gateway req and skills req finished if accepted. Also, what are the odds of me getting some sort of Fall 2018 housing on campus by applying this late?

    Other Stats for my app:
    -Cumulative GPA 3.431 (transferred two Spanish classes from HS dual enrollment)
    -CSU GPA 3.669
    -ACT 29
    -HS GPA 3.6 weighted
    -1 Letter of Rec from a political science prof.
    -Extracurricular's: Special-needs camp counselor, Spring 2017; Congressional Internship, Fall 2017; Part-time winter job for the past three years.
    -Essay where I wrote how the number of GVPT courses will help apply to my studies what I learned as an intern. Also mentioned campus life / clubs, sports, etc.
    -Including a one-page resume as well
  • rambo1234jjrambo1234jj Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    Chance me,, i have a 3.14 plenty of work experience over 4 years . Currently in a state university . In two clubs and ran track in high school . Took the math and english for umd and also have 40+ transferable credits .
  • rambo1234jjrambo1234jj Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    I heard once that a 3.2 is pretty much guaranteed admission so someone chance me if not umd im going to towson and dat shid expensive
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