View Single Post
Old 02-11-2019, 12:44 PM
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Tampa Florida
Posts: 4,581

Originally Posted by GR1FFIN View Post
1390 SAT is excellent, the 26 ACT is not. Also a 4.0 weighted is not that great these days. For engineering anywhere he goes employers will know he is a smart kid. No doubt if you get into a great engineering school it matters but if its not tier one its doesnt matter as much as he gets the degree.

Entrance into college these days can be a crap shoot even for exc students. I have 2 daughters who never got a B in their life ( over 5.0 weighted)) , 32 ACT, 1500 SAT (760 M, 740 V), pres and vp of student council, went to States in 2 different sports, capt of all their sports teams-- didnt get into 1 Ivy. They were beautiful white rich girls from a suburban private school. You need to have a struggle, be from a particular group they are seeking, or be extremely unique these days to get into the top schools.

I have several family members that went to MIT, Harvard, Columbia, a brother that is a professor at MIT but times have changed. State schools like UF are like getting into an IVY of yesteryear.
you know the rules! pics of beautiful rich white girls!
Rolandt03 is online now