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Discussion in 'Awesome Recruiting' started by pd_gator, Mar 17, 2018.

  1. pd_gator

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  3. pd_gator

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    Now?
     
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  5. pd_gator

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    This site needs to get it's $%!* together with images. But it's a collage of tweets how cesspool has had 0 visitors 3/4 weeks, and how UF has the #1, #6, and several top flight kids just this weekend. And how many of them are tweeting very positive things about UF.
     
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    Nice!
     
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  7. Notoriousgator

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    They just had a commitment from Travis Jay 3 days ago. 6' CB out of Madison County.

    Also seems like they have interest from most of the top dual threat Qbs from Cali to Ct.
     
  8. pd_gator

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    They'll always attract talent when their local PD and administrators look past felonies. And low academic standards don't hurt them either.
     
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    We need a lot of this.
     
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  10. INGATORSWETRUST

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    FSU still a draw on recruiting front. They get kids interested, get them to visit, and get verbals. Their HC is a good recruiter
     
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    This is not merely a fallacious statement, but an exceedingly arrogant, albeit not unusual one.

    All Florida SUS institutions have minimal academic requirements for admission, HOWEVER, and this is a MONSTROUS HOWEVER, just about any prospective student can be admitted as an Exception to the Rules.

    The problem at UF is that the Exceedingly Rule-bound Admissions Office, can't see past their blinders and admit almost no exceptions, whereas almost everywhere else, Admissions Offices consider more than merely rules when admitting exceptions.

    I've personally conducted extensive longitudinal research of Exceptions Performance, and it's almost always somewhere near that of the most Highly Recruited Academic Candidates, and almost always better than average candidates.

    Unfortunately, UF's admissions office appears Utterly Trapped in their Useless Paradigm, and this has been true since at least the 1990s, and most likely long, long before that. Traditions are frequently damaging, but unfortunately difficult to break free from.
     
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  12. pd_gator

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    They don't have higher academic standards or even equal than UF, that's a fact.

    UF is ridiculously strict, but obviously there's a method to their madness as their academic ranking keeps climbing.
     
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    UF has much higher admission standards than other colleges in the State. Just compare public info regarding incoming SAT and ACT scores. Most kids now have taken HS Calculus to get into UF. Top 10 percent of HS class. Need academic rigor in HS and many AP classes now. Kids getting turned down at UF are getting into Vanderbilt and University of Chicago. Admission standards get higher each year as well.
     
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    I tend to agree about the images. I have followed every guideline and instruction for posting, and it still doesn't hold. It's the site, not my phone or home PC. They have a serious glitch somewhere they need to address.

    It's like the problem happened all at once during last season and has been a constant irritation ever since.
     
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  15. StrangeGator

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    I see that all the time and I still don't buy it. Median test scores for admission at UC (aka; where fun goes to die) are 1520 and 34. UF's are 1330 and 28. Acceptance rate at UC is 7.8%. At UF, it's 48%.
     
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    Not sure why. I know the state's population is growing but UF's admission pool is smaller than a lot of similar sized schools and not even tops in the state. I suspect fsu is catching up given a significantly larger number of applicants.
     
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    Speaking as the person responsible for admissions into several UF programs, I can tell you that it is true. A colleague's son (the son of a UF faculty member) was turned down by UF and is now at Duke. It happens. I don't know where you get these numbers, but you must be careful to keep apples with apples. UF's fall acceptance rate was much, much lower that 48%. However, Spring and Summer admissions rates are somewhat higher. I'm sure the same is true of UC. I haven't seen an aggregate number because most universities only publish the fall numbers.
     
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  18. INGATORSWETRUST

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    Co-worker is a UF grad and her son was rejected by UF and accepted/now attending the University of Chicago, so it does happen.

    If take UF top 10 percent and compare to top colleges, compare quite nicely. The large volume of admissions at UF bring down median
     
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  19. StrangeGator

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    Just looked at the 2017 admissions numbers and it was much more competitive than what I quoted, with an acceptance rate of 38% but still pretty far below UC.

    It might very well be the class requirements. Schools like Duke and UC might not require calculus. I've been told that UF is harder for out of state applicants to get in, so that may play a part.
     
  20. pd_gator

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    Yeah, must be some kind of coding issue? You'd think someone could figure it out?