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Think Ill get in

ryersonryerson Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
My unweighted GPA is a 3.8, Im ranked 25/260, i got a 580 math SAT and a 480 Verbal
Played varsity football, basketball and baseball. Got elected into national honor society.

even with low sat's anyone think i have a chance
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Replies to: Think Ill get in

  • ericg1ericg1 Registered User Posts: 149 Junior Member
    i would put it at around 35-40 percent chance of getting in
  • mrericmreric Registered User Posts: 40 Junior Member
    Apply and try it out, there is a chance
  • taxguytaxguy Registered User Posts: 6,629 Senior Member
    I would doubt you would get accepted despite your very good GPA.
  • A2Wolves6A2Wolves6 Registered User Posts: 4,232 Senior Member
    I think you have a better chance with a high GPA and low test scores, rather than vise-versa. You are in the top 10% and have a very strong GPA. Not many applicants are in your position there. Your athletics will help you a LOT! They like to see the well rounded applicants who truly want to go to the university. This is especially true for the private schools, like Miami, where the entire applicant is considered.
  • mrericmreric Registered User Posts: 40 Junior Member
    If you have over a 1280 SAT and good average, you can get into much better schools than this. Take my advice, my bro goes here and he tells me all the time. I mean he loves it and all, but to actually become a professional one day, go to a better school.
  • taxguytaxguy Registered User Posts: 6,629 Senior Member
    mreric, overrated compared to what? UM has its pros and cons over other schools. Yes, it is expensive, which is a big con.

    However, the programs are good, the climate is superb, the females are gorgeous, and they have a huge number of majors and course offerings that rival any major state university. In addition, most classes are relatively small. Furthemore, University of Miami endowment is approaching 1 billion dollars, which is getting up there with the "big dogs."
    I should note too that it has some of the best school spirit around due to its tremendous sports program, which also enhances its program in exercise science and sports management.

    They also have a huge alumni base that is very active and provides jobs wnenever available to Miami grads.

    Finally, I should note that they have a large Jewish contingent and a strong Hillel.
    If you want to go to a cold climate at schools with lessor number of offerings, feel free to choose elsewhere.
  • A2Wolves6A2Wolves6 Registered User Posts: 4,232 Senior Member
    However, the programs are good, the climate is superb, the females are gorgeous, and they have a huge number of majors and course offerings that rival any major state university. In addition, most classes are relatively small.

    I should note too that it has some of the best school spirit around due to its tremendous sports program, which also enhances its program in exercise science and sports management.

    Bingo.

    The reason's i'm applying there.

    1) Sport Management
    2) Climate
    3) Women (actually, this is #1 lol)
    4) The football team
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