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Chances of Getting into Graduate School

  1. Feb 16, 2013 #1
    I am a female sophomore physics major at San Francisco State, and I have applied as a transfer to four schools: UCLA, UCSD, UCB and CalPoly. I currently have a 3.97 GPA and plan to keep it that way. I think I have little chance of getting into UCB, but I have a slight hope for the others. I am also hoping to get accepted for a 10 week research opportunity this summer.

    My question is: Will I have a better chance of getting into a top-tier (or ivy league) graduate school if I transfer or if I stay at San Francisco State? I'm basically asking whether graduate committees look at school and GPA or just GPA or just school...?
     
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  3. Feb 16, 2013 #2
    Correction: I don't mean 'Ivy league', I mean MIT, or CalTech or Berkeley.
     
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