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24 days ago
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GPA Concerns.

I am a junior in high school and just finished my 3rd academic quarter. I dream of becoming a pilot one day but am worried I wont get into any good colleges or flight programs because of my GPA.I currently hold a 2.54 Weighted GPA and received a 960 PSAT Score and plan to take the SAT this fall. I am currently working on my grades and playing Varsity Football for my school.

Should I be worried, and if so, what can I do to up my chances of getting into a good flight program.

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21 days ago

if you have ever considered going into the air force, this might help you achieve the experience you need and can also give you free college depending on certain personal factors. also, who knows? you might just enjoy it more than being a regular freelancing pilot or working with an airline and make a career out of it!

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24 days ago

A great SAT score will help very much. Start studying early because it is a difficult test and your PSAT score indicates that you have a lot of studying to do, no offense intended. Here is a link to my personal fave study resources: collegevine.com/c/junior/50784/first-usa-dsat-upcoming-plus-incredible-free-study-resources-i-love

I got some recommendations from Ivy assistant: "While I can't provide specific programs tailored to a 2.54 GPA, I can offer some general recommendations for your friend to explore. Remember that each program has different admission requirements, so it's crucial to research each option.

Community colleges: Many community colleges have aviation programs with more flexible admission requirements than four-year institutions. Some examples include:

Central Oregon Community College (Bend, OR)

Chandler-Gilbert Community College (Chandler, AZ)

Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell (Roswell, NM)

Stand-alone flight schools: These schools focus on flight training and often have more lenient admission standards. Some examples include:

ATP Flight School (locations nationwide)

L3Harris Flight Academy (Sanford, FL)

American Flyers (locations in several states)

Part 141 flight schools: Certified by the FAA, these schools have specific training curriculums and may offer a more structured approach to flight training. Some examples include:

Hillsboro Aero Academy (Hillsboro, OR)

Blue Line Aviation (Morrisville, NC)

Epic Flight Academy (New Smyrna Beach, FL)

Please note that these are just a few examples, and your friend should research each option to find the best fit for their needs and preferences. They should also reach out to admissions offices to inquire about any GPA requirements or additional factors that may be considered during the application"

Hope this helps and lmk if you have any more questions.

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