Tips for getting into the University ...

Tips for getting into the University of Florida

There are 86 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Dec 4, 2008, titled Tips for getting into the University of Florida. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

University of Florida officials say there is no magic formula for getting into the school.

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Nil Patel

North Fort Myers, FL

#45 Mar 12, 2012
Cooper City wrote:
My son had 1270 SAT, 4.2 avg, Bright Futures, and he is a triple legacy, he didn't get in.
It's probably the 1270 that held him back. A 1270 on the sat is pretty low score.

“JUSTICE DENIED, AGAIN!!!”

Since: Mar 10

Location hidden

#46 Mar 12, 2012
Tim Tebow wrote:
Hello,
I am tim tebow, the quarterback for florida university. the advice i have for you to get in is do well and try in every single grade chance you get,be intelligent,and how i got in is by trying hard every chance i got on the ball feild.
GOD BLESS,
TIM TEBOW
Tim, don't embarrass yourself. It's not Florida University.
Mike

Orlando, FL

#47 Mar 14, 2012
Cooper City wrote:
My son had 1270 SAT, 4.2 avg, Bright Futures, and he is a triple legacy, he didn't get in.
Probably because a 1270 is a shit score. I don't consider myself academically inclined. I never had a GPA of more than 2.8 in high school (sometimes considerably worse) and I got a 1630 without studying at all... My gf (who goes to UF) however got a 2130 which is in actuallity a very good score so don't be complaining that your son didn't get in with a 1270 lol...
Luis

Kissimmee, FL

#48 Mar 15, 2012
Clueless wrote:
<quoted text>
tim, if this is really you. Some advice please. My daughter applied to UF and just received her rejection notice last night. We were all shocked. She carried a 4.07, 4.3, 4.5, 4.5, 9th -12th respectively. A 30 Act. Senior Class vice president. A Slew of volunteer hours. More honors than you care to read. Cheerleader Co Captain 11th and Capt 12th. Homecoming Princess 11th and Queen 12th (nominated by peers based upon positive character traits,(Christian School)). FCA officer, FC Cheerleaders All-Star and on and on. A truly beautiful person on the outside but more importantly truly beautiful on the inside. Couldn't have worked harder or done more. What gives. Just don't get it?
Yeah, she obviously lied to you or something.
Gators fan

Attleboro, MA

#50 Mar 16, 2012
Reading these comments make me worried! I am only in the 7 grade, so i have a while untill college! Anyways, i was bored so i was searching around for colleges and i really liked UF. I get A's and B's in school. If i was a senior in high school, do you think i would get exepted?(i do tons of extra activities)

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Since: Mar 12

www.schoolanduniversity.com

#51 Apr 12, 2012
The college essay which everyone has to submit plays an important part in any admission committee. The college essay should give out your qualities as an individual and throw particular weight on why you want to study in a particular program. If one gives enough emphasis to this important aspect of admission requirement, one is bound to succeed.
Laura

United States

#52 Apr 19, 2012
This is great to know because I am in tack but I'm only in 6th grade but I really want to go to university of Florida because I want to be a lawyer I already have nine scholarships but I don't think they will work for the university and I have offers from other universities and I have never gotten straight As before maybe once but still!
gator food wrote:
run the 40 yard dash in 4.19 sec and play a sport, then you will get in free
Laura

United States

#53 Apr 19, 2012
SchoolandUniversity wrote:
The college essay which everyone has to submit plays an important part in any admission committee. The college essay should give out your qualities as an individual and throw particular weight on why you want to study in a particular program. If one gives enough emphasis to this important aspect of admission requirement, one is bound to succeed.
thanx for the tip great ro know
Laura

United States

#54 Apr 19, 2012
Gators fan wrote:
Reading these comments make me worried! I am only in the 7 grade, so i have a while untill college! Anyways, i was bored so i was searching around for colleges and i really liked UF. I get A's and B's in school. If i was a senior in high school, do you think i would get exepted?(i do tons of extra activities)
same here but I am in grade 6
Laura

United States

#55 Apr 19, 2012
Swamp State University wrote:
What's so great about UF? I haven't heard of any ground breaking grants or research coming out of Gainseville. I remember it being famous for serial killers and gatorade...oh, and the Noxema Girl went there.
B well I have something to say to you missy I may be only in 6th grade but even I know that university of Florida has the beat law shcool in Florida so top that
Laura

United States

#56 Apr 19, 2012
gooogatorsss wrote:
<quoted text>
I feel exactly the same ! Gators have been my life since I was born & it is expected of me to get in but what if I don't ? I honestly don't know what I'll do...I've been trying so hard to make a 4.0 & get involved but I still feel like it isn't enough because I screwed up my freshman year, so what are the odds I'll be accepted ?
Almost the opposite with me I love the gators but my mom is fsu and I had to run away at the age of 10 so that I could go to my dream college I still remember the night I left 2 years ago but I now live with my aunt and am doing perfect in the 6th grade
Laura

United States

#57 Apr 19, 2012
Jackie wrote:
Yup, it's the extracurriculars. I knew some people with 1300+ SAT scores who didn't get it, while the class president was accepted and she never had an honors or AP course
. It's passically luck that gets u into the university
Bob

Dade City, FL

#58 May 1, 2012
Clueless wrote:
<quoted text>
tim, if this is really you. Some advice please. My daughter applied to UF and just received her rejection notice last night. We were all shocked. She carried a 4.07, 4.3, 4.5, 4.5, 9th -12th respectively. A 30 Act. Senior Class vice president. A Slew of volunteer hours. More honors than you care to read. Cheerleader Co Captain 11th and Capt 12th. Homecoming Princess 11th and Queen 12th (nominated by peers based upon positive character traits,(Christian School)). FCA officer, FC Cheerleaders All-Star and on and on. A truly beautiful person on the outside but more importantly truly beautiful on the inside. Couldn't have worked harder or done more. What gives. Just don't get it?
Haha
Bob

Dorval, Canada

#59 May 19, 2012
Hey MaltedMonkey, the above post shows I'm not the only Bob on the system.
Eat crow, or eat sh*t you moron.
Roger

New York, NY

#60 May 19, 2012
Bob from Dorval can always be spotted.It doesn't matter what nickname he posts under.You'll always know it's him by his obsession with naked children.Any thread started about kids and nudity, you'll find Bob there.
Bob

Dorval, Canada

#61 May 20, 2012
Oh look, now MaltaMoron is posting as Roger.
What a moron.
Roger again

New York, NY

#62 May 21, 2012
Bob wrote:
Oh look, now MaltaMoron is posting as Roger.
What a moron.
Learn to look at locations you retard.
Bob

Guelph, Canada

#64 May 23, 2012
Let's see: MaltaMoron posts from Pennsylvania. Roger, Will, Roman, Roman Again, and Roger Again all post from the United States. Last time I checked, Pennsylvania is in the United States.
Learn to look at the location yourself, moron.
cheese lover

Attleboro, MA

#66 Jun 4, 2012
i like cheese.
marquez smith

Hollywood, FL

#69 Jul 12, 2012
i loved this school ever since i was a baby i would love to go here by the wsy im a good and competitive athlete major in basketball bt can play football you uys should come check me out sometime i atend dillard high school and im in the 11th grade come check me out u may like me

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