UC Regent in Hot Water

It recently came to light that a University of California Regent, Richard Blum, a man who happens to be the husband of U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, wrote a letter of recommendation for an applicant to UC Berkeley that apparently helped the applicant earn admission off the waitlist. According to the … 

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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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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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