Consideration of SAT and ACT Scores in UC Admissions Process

The battle over the consideration of SAT or ACT scores in the University of California admissions process is brewing. A few weeks back, we reported on a letter that was sent by certain groups, including the Compton Unified School District, College Access Plan, College Seekers, Community Coalition, the Dolores Huerta … 

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Admitted Students to the University of California

The University of California offered admission to a record number of applicants to its nine undergraduate campuses this year. In all, 108,178 students were offered admission to the UC schools for the 2019-2020 academic year. These students were drawn from a pool of 176,695 applicants — to Cal, UCLA, UCSD, … 

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California Public Universities May Eliminate Admission by Exception

In the wake of the college admissions bribery and cheating scandal, California lawmakers have advanced a bill that aims to eliminate admission by exception in the University of California and California State University systems — which is admission without the approval of three administrators. Currently, it’s possible for students to … 

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Out of Staters and UC Schools

We’ve been saying for quite some time on the pages of this college admissions blog that it’s easier to earn admission to the University of California schools for out-of-state residents than it is for California residents. And why’s that? Because the University of California loves their tuition dollars, with out-of-staters … 

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University of California Admissions

This year, the University of California system, which could lose 500 million dollars in funding next year, accepted much more out of state applicants this admissions cycle than in previous years. How will out of state applicants help the state’s notorious budget crisis? Out of state students in the UC … 

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