University of Florida After 3 C's in 9th Grade?


Question: I got three high C's in my first semester of high school. Right now, my GPA is 3.2. But if I get all A's for the rest of high school, would the University of Florida even look at me?

It's tough to be a Gator these days! As you probably know, the University of Florida has gotten extremely competitive. According to The College Board, 97 percent of admitted students have a high school GPA of 3.75 or above on a 4.0 scale. Phew! That's daunting, isn't it? However, if you have a 3.2 GPA in ninth grade but earn all A's from now on, your cumulative GPA would come out somewhere around 3.8 (depending on how many classes you take and how your school computes the GPA). This would put you in the running at U of F (if your test scores, recommendations and extracurriculars also stack up).

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