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UF & FSU Engineering

Ale1234Ale1234 Registered User Posts: 5 New Member
edited February 2013 in Florida Colleges
I am currently a student at FGCU, I went there for a Bio major, but then changed that to Chemistry. However after reading what actual chemist do I thought that Chemical Engineering is a better career path for me.

So last semester I decided to go after the pre-requisites for the Engineering schools at this universities. I am curretly getting the math out of the way to then do the physics.

My GPA is not great because I really screw up my first year but I manage to bring in over a 3.0 after having it almost at a 2.0

I have done decent in Chemistry Classes, and I have been TA for Chem 1 for two semesters now. However organic is not for me I am better with numbers and analytical thinking classes.

So far my math is strong having A in Algebra, A in Pre-Calculus, B in Calc 1, and A in Calc 2.
Taking Diff Eque and Calc 3 this semester.

I also want to note that I have been working now for months as a Research Assistant and therefore have gather a good amount of research experience and I just got rehire to continue throughout the Spring. And I will also be working this semester on a different project under the guidance of an actual PhD in Chemical Engineering professor.

So assuming that I do good on the math and the physics what do you think are my chances.
My first choice is UF>FSU>USF>some out of state (recommendations :) )

Thank You

I will probably get really good letters of recommendations from my professors.
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Replies to: UF & FSU Engineering

  • parent2nolesparent2noles Registered User Posts: 7,957 Senior Member
    In general, UF has better engineering programs. However, visit both and see where you fit.

    There's little difference in the supporting sciences such as chemistry, and math. I think FSU has better physics, but some will argue that point.
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