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Freshman Year Grades

OutdoorLoverOutdoorLover Registered User Posts: 64 Junior Member
Hi,

I didn't do so well in my freshman year of highschool, I had around a 2.9 GPA. I have now received a 3.9 for sophomore year and 4.0 for junior year. How much will freshman year effect me? I was looking at UF, UCF, and UM.

Thanks

Replies to: Freshman Year Grades

  • surrency1992surrency1992 Registered User Posts: 52 Junior Member
    edited November 2014
    Seeing as UF isn't Ivy League, a falter early on can be overlooked by a strong upward trend in your GPA, good EC's, strong personal essay, and an good ACT/SAT scores. UF is Holistic in its admissions selection. The overall strength of your application can easily offset a small fumble Freshman year. That being said, on average UF's accepted students this fall had a 4.1-4.5 GPA, 1810-2060 SAT and a 27-31 ACT. If you fall in this area and have a relatively strong application overall, you have a shot!
  • drc513drc513 Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    If those are weighted GPAs don't sweat it. Especially if you have strong ECs and test scores
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