UF IB Recruiting and Perception During the Application Process

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I am currently a student at UF and I am going into my sophomore year. How is UF perceived for IB and what are some tips for students coming from non-targets. I've also been given a transfer option to an Ivy for the fall of 2020 but I graduate in 2020 so having no GPA as a transfer will mess up my recruiting plans for my junior internship.

Comments (11)

Aug 14, 2019

I would still transfer to an Ivy. Ivy without a GPA > UF unless you have 4.0 and are President of the Banking Club

Aug 15, 2019


Aug 15, 2019

100% transfer to the Ivy if you can. Increases your chances astronomically not only because people attach value to school names but also because you'll now be able to leverage a much more prevalent alumni base in the industry for networking and guidance. Good luck!

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Aug 15, 2019

Exactly what I was thinking. I guess is time to pack my stuff and get myself over to Ithaca... as painful as it sounds

Aug 15, 2019

wouldn't recruiting be over when he transfers in his junior fall?

Aug 15, 2019


Aug 16, 2019

I'd say as long as he's already been accepted and committed to moving to the Ivy, it's fair game to start reaching out to alum from that school now. Grad year in 2022 means you've got plenty time til summer 2021 recruitment cycle to start making your connections and your story.

And from what I've seen, people tend to respect transfer stories bc it shows persistence and determination to keep putting yourself in a better position.

Aug 15, 2019

Transfer to the Ivy. Ivy without GPA is better than not having it. Start networking with alums of that Ivy when you think it is appropriate (before you enroll).

Aug 15, 2019

What is UF, University of France? Probably better to be in the US unless you want to work for BBVA.

Aug 15, 2019
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