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Transfer with a 3.5

kevpa1kevpa1 Registered User Posts: 148 Junior Member
edited April 2012 in Transfer Students
I have a 3.5 from a communtiy college and am curious if I can transfer to any top schools like URochester NYU UMiami BU Fordham Emory and about a million others also 12 of my credits are from a tier one uni and I had As in those classes and an overall strong upward trend. Just looking for opinions Thanks.
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Replies to: Transfer with a 3.5

  • kevpa1kevpa1 Registered User Posts: 148 Junior Member
    Forgot to mention 4.0 in major related coursework :)
  • DJpsu2015DJpsu2015 Registered User Posts: 811 Member
    I think that's a very good gpa you have kept up for yourself. I think it ultimately comes down to your essays and the program(s) you want to apply for. I'd give it a shot for all.
  • kevpa1kevpa1 Registered User Posts: 148 Junior Member
    Thanks for that by the way at NYU I will be applying to gallatin.

    Oh and bump :)
  • that1guyythat1guyy Registered User Posts: 401 Member
    GPA is fine, but "top" schools probably expect a cumulative gpa of 4.0, regardless if it's major related or not. Also, they want extra curricular activities and a well rounded student.
  • kevpa1kevpa1 Registered User Posts: 148 Junior Member
    I am involved in multiple ECs and hold leadership positions in a couple of them and I don't mean ivies when i say top schools just to clarify somewhere between us news top 25 and 50 with a couple of reaches tht are ranked a little better. I also have some really good recs and essays with what I think are pretty extrordinary circumstances.
  • kevpa1kevpa1 Registered User Posts: 148 Junior Member
    Can you chance me at Richmond also please?
  • SonybdSonybd Registered User Posts: 129 Junior Member
    I'm not sure if finances are an issue, but you might want to consider that when applying. For example, I doubt NYU would ever meet the full need for a transfer with a low EFC, and probably won't get close. I doubt BU's package would be very great either.
  • kevpa1kevpa1 Registered User Posts: 148 Junior Member
    money is no issue
  • BruinsJEWBruinsJEW Registered User Posts: 1,058 Senior Member
    I think you are a competitive applicant at UMiami and BU. I'm not too sure about the others.
  • Rain202Rain202 Registered User Posts: 889 Member
    What's your SAT or ACT scores? What was your high school GPA?
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