Revised mckenzee stephens paper_3_final

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Revised mckenzee stephens paper_3_final

  1. 1. Future Told by Two Numbers <br />Mckenzee Stephens<br />
  2. 2. Numbers of the Future<br />Students rely on two numbers<br /> SAT GPA<br />
  3. 3. Why Are These Numbers Important?<br />College eligibility at FGCU based on these two numbers<br />
  4. 4. FGCU Criteria for acceptance<br />a 3.0 grade point average or GPA.<br />a 440 in each section on the SAT.<br />Personal Essay<br />
  5. 5. How it helps<br />Personal essays involve money, staff, and time that the University does not have time for.<br />
  6. 6. How it Hurts<br />A test doesn’t show success of a student.<br />Full representation= nonexistent<br />
  7. 7. How it Hurts<br />Public schools and private schools: different criteria for GPA.<br />One school’s 4.0 could be another's 3.5.<br />
  8. 8. My Proposal<br />An optional personal essay.<br />Hmm.. Do I want to write an essay or do I feel my grades represent me enough?<br />Hmm.. Do I want to write an essay or do I feel my grades represent me well enough?<br />Write FGCU Admissions today for personal essay.<br />Help university get better representation of its future Eagles.<br />
  9. 9. Sources<br />"Admissions Prospective." Florida Gulf Coast University. FGCU, 2010. Web. 24 Mar 2010. http://www.fgcu.edu/Admissions/Prospective/freshmancriteria<br />Bridgeman, Brent, and Charles Lewis. "The Relationship of Essay and Multiple-Choice Scores With Grades in College Courses.." 31.1 (1994): 37-50. Web. 17 Feb 2010. <http://www.jstor.org/pss/1435096><br />Photograph. InfoLab21. Lancaster University, 2007. Web. 14 Apr. 2010. <www.infolab21.lancs.ac.uk/business/isis/faq.php>.<br />

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