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Chance me please!!!

cr2012cr2012 Registered User Posts: 89 Junior Member
edited January 2012 in University of Florida
UF recalculated WGPA 3.6
SAT 1900
ACT 29
Top 20% (very competitive school)
All honor classes since freshman yr ( took 4 AP classes total)
NHS
KEY club
Yearbook editor
Varsity cheer captain Sr year ( cheered all 4 yrs, Varsity 3 yrs)
All Star cheerleading (2 ys)
175 volunteer hrs
Traveled abroad - people to people student ambassador
student tutor

Accepted to FSU, UCF and Penn State University Park campus

Thank you!! :)
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Replies to: Chance me please!!!

  • cr2012cr2012 Registered User Posts: 89 Junior Member
    Greatly appreciate if somebody would chance me- thanks!
  • hghschjuniorhghschjunior Registered User Posts: 256 Junior Member
    You look good with your act and extra curriculums.......my only concern would be your weighted gpa at a 3.6. How many academic courses have you had or will have completed come end of senior year. It seems like if you have 27,,,,it looks good to them if you look at the website it is something that they report on.
  • cr2012cr2012 Registered User Posts: 89 Junior Member
    I got my bright futures GPA today which is 3.75 - I think this is how UF recalculates - not sure. Also found out my volunteer hours are 241 instead of 175. I am a female Hispanic - also not sure if this is relevant.

    If religion classes count as core classes then I have 27 core classes. I heard religion classes count as history - are you aware of this?

    My cum GPA is 3.98.

    thanks for your feedback!
  • hghschjuniorhghschjunior Registered User Posts: 256 Junior Member
    Its not the same as your bright futures gpa. If you cant figure it out on your own,,,its quite east. aice, ap, ib or dual enrollment add 1. honors add .5 regular course is regular.

    so an a in an ap is 5 points an a in a regular course is 4 points and an a in an honors course is 4.5. dont use any course that isnt an academic course. then divide it by the number of courses.

    If you dont feel like doing it call the school and ask what it is they will tell you.
  • cr2012cr2012 Registered User Posts: 89 Junior Member
    My wGPA is 3.6 w/o the religion classes - strictly core classes as described in the FL website.

    Thanks for your input - Feb 10th can't come fast enough. heading up to Penn State in Feb to check it out! :)
  • hghschjuniorhghschjunior Registered User Posts: 256 Junior Member
    good luck with it........im waiting myself
  • jeromefultonjeromefulton Registered User Posts: 182 Junior Member
    GPA is a bit low but your test scores are good. I think you have a fair shot.
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