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Please Chance a Pennsylvanian for FSU :D

FutureDoctor31FutureDoctor31 Registered User Posts: 663 Member
edited September 2012 in Florida State University
Today is my birthday! I'm now 17 Well anyways, here's all my info!

PA Resident
Race: Black
Gender: Male

HS GPA: 3.1-3.4 (HUGE upward trend)
S-Year: 3.4
J-Year: 3.6
HS Type: Academically excellent Catholic school in the Philly suburbs

SAT: 1430 Total (I'm going to retake it and try to get it up to at least a 1700)
M: 440

-Marching Band
-Percussion Ensemble
-Drumming lessons every week
-Semi-pro Baseball
-Wells Fargo College Bound group since 8th grade
-National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine (Summer 2011)
...and possibly Mock Trial, World Affairs club, and the School Newspaper this year

Things that might get counted against me:
-NO AP's or honors so far (I'm going to try to get as many as I can for my senior year, and I might do dual enrollment).
-I've been to 2 different high schools in three years, not because of discipline problems, but because of my mom's inability to pay for Catholic school (I went to Catholic school grades 9 and 11).

Reason for my low freshman year grades:
I was educated in the academically WORST school district in PA. Going from the worst school district to a challenging Catholic high school was a challenge to me, but I eventually adjusted.

How would my chances at these colleges improve if I raised my SAT score to at least a 1700 or 1800? Also, what if I filled my course load with all AP classes this year (or possibly dual enrollment)?
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