UC Schools Examine SAT and ACT

The debate over whether the SAT and ACT are accurate measures of a student’s academic potential in college is one that has raged for decades. Now, the University of California faculty leaders have announced a new study that will be conducted over the course of this next year to measure … 

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UC and California Admits

There was a good piece recently in “The New York Times” written by Stephanie Saul that we figured we’d bring to the attention of the readers of our college admissions blog. The piece, entitled “After Outcry, University of California Increases In-State Admission Offer,” focuses on how the University of California … 

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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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California Residents and UC Schools

At most public universities across America, it’s easier to gain admission to a university if you happen to live within the school’s state. It makes logical sense. That’s where your taxes are going. These schools were founded to offer educations to residents of the state. Thomas Jefferson, as an example, wanted … 

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