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Chances at FSU?

nepswaggnepswagg Registered User Posts: 48 Junior Member
edited October 2010 in Florida State University
Im a junior so im planning on getting these up a lot. GPA will be around a 3.3 unweighted, 3.5 weighted.

Year Entering College: 2011
Gender: Male
Ethnicity: White
State of Residence: Oregon

Class Rank: Not sure, top 50%
GPA: 3.21 unweighted, 3.27 weighted (is goin up after this semester)

SAT: 1980
ACT: 27

All honors/AP
ACCEL English 2nd year
AP English lang & comp
AP Psych
AP U.S. History
WIll be taking PSU Prob & Stats next year (Portland State level course)

Hopeful major:
1)Computer Engineering/Science
2)Business Administration
3)Psychology

EC's:
ACCESS program (new program for kids who test in the 99th percentile in the nation)
Varsity football
Varsity lacrosse
Held a job since august of 09, had a job before that from june 08-august 09
i know i havent done a lot of community service but im planning on doing a global leadership program this summer.

Letters of rec: Not quite finished looking yet, but two of my high school teachers so far.
Post edited by nepswagg on

Replies to: Chances at FSU?

  • LTKTD5LTKTD5 Registered User Posts: 22 New Member
    Neato my friend!
  • sunnyfloridasunnyflorida Registered User Posts: 4,790 Senior Member
    OOS is hard to predict this early in the game. Ask again next summer.
  • LTKTD5LTKTD5 Registered User Posts: 22 New Member
    Btw, FSU doesn't want letter of rec.
  • sunnyfloridasunnyflorida Registered User Posts: 4,790 Senior Member
    BUT they DO accept them and take them into consideration.

    From FSU's Common Data Set
    http://www.ir.fsu.edu/Common_Data_Set/2009-10/C.html

    VeryImportant
    .....Rigor of Schedule
    .....Academic GPA

    Important
    .....Academic Test Scores
    .....Talent/Ability (for those majors with auditions, limited access)
    .....State Residency

    Considered
    .....Class rank
    .....Essay
    .....Recommendations
    .....Extra Curriculars
    .....Character/Personal qualities
    .....First generation
    .....Legacy/family relation
    .....Geographic Residence
    .....Volunteer Work
    .....Work Experience

    Not Considered
    .....Religion
    .....Racial/Ethnic
    .....Personal Interview
    .....Level of Interest

    These are also the topics they discuss at admissions sessions.
  • LTKTD5LTKTD5 Registered User Posts: 22 New Member
    I toured FSU in April and one of the admission people directly said to me that they don't. It's one thing though if your applying to a college within the university.
  • sunnyfloridasunnyflorida Registered User Posts: 4,790 Senior Member
    They may not want a boatload of letters to consider, but for a student on the bubble with letters, they do consider them and they do report this information as part of the Common Data Set. See the link, that is FSU information posted on the FSU site.
  • parent2nolesparent2noles Registered User Posts: 7,957 Senior Member
    A letter could be a tie-breaker and would also indicate enthusiasm about FSU.
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