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Trying to go into a good Florida College!!!

MatthewkotchMatthewkotch Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
Hi, my name is Matt and I’m a junior in high school, looking towards my near College future. I’m a smart kid but I’ve been slacking these past few years in high school. I have taken over 10 AP and AICE classes so far in my high school career, and I joined 2 clubs this year to boost my EC’s. I’m taking the SAT this year, which hopefully I do good on. I am probably receiving my AICE diploma this upcoming year, which I consider an accomplishment( AICE is like AP but it’s only accepted in certain schools, mostly Florida schools). The only bad thing is my GPA is god- awful at 3.0, and my HPA is at 3.4. I don’t know what to do and if I still have any more time to do anything, but I was wondering if I had any chance to get into any of the following schools: UF, FSU, UCF, USF, and FAU. If I don’t, please tell me what I could do to help my resume get better. Thank you so much.

Replies to: Trying to go into a good Florida College!!!

  • Gator88NEGator88NE Registered User Posts: 6,242 Senior Member
    Review the State University System (SUS) of Florida Matrix.


    It has a lot of useful admissions information for all Florida public universities. It has the middle 50% GPA/SAT/ACT scores for admitted students, so that should give you an idea of what to shoot for. Notice that at many schools, it's easier to get admitted if you apply to Summer B (starting school around late June), than the normal Fall Semester (starting school in late August).

    You still have your junior year to improve your GPA, and you should plan on taking the SAT at least twice (many schools will "superscore" the SAT) and perhaps the ACT.

    Good Luck!
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