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Florida's Dozen: What Does It Take to Get Admitted to a Florida State University?

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on September 15, 2020

Join renowned college expert, Judi Robinovitz, as she shares her vast knowledge of college admissions − and how to guide your child to success. This session will specifically address the Florida State University System (SUS); Judi will provide you with the most current admission information for all twelve state universities in Florida. You can use this information, along with other college insights Judi will share, to make your student’s college application stand out and improve chances for admission.

Topics: College Admission, FSU, Florida State Universities, SUS

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Topics: College Admission, FSU, Florida State Universities, SUS

FSU Decision Day 2020

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on January 30, 2020

FSU DECISION DAY is today! With almost 61,000 applications, the FSU admissions team had to make some very difficult decisions. FSU took an even more nuanced look at students' academic records this year, admitting 17,800+ students with...

Topics: College Admission, FSU, SUS

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Topics: College Admission, FSU, SUS

Some Notes on How to Fill out the SSAR

Last Updated by Jason Robinovitz on December 3, 2019

More schools than ever in the State University System of Florida are requesting the SSAR (Self-reported Student Academic Record) in lieu of an official transcript as part of the application. This self-reporting process is fairly straightforward: Students create an account with SSAR and, using a copy of their transcript, enter courses, schedules, grades, and course weighting (AP, Honors, etc.). Following submission of a college application, students will link the SSAR to their applications, typically through their applicant portals − or as part of the application itself, depending on the university. Currently, seven SUS schools require the SSAR: FAU, FGCU, FL Poly, FSU, New College, UF, and UNF.

Topics: College Application, SSAR, SUS

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Topics: College Application, SSAR, SUS