SAT and ACT at UC Schools

Certain groups, including the Compton Unified School District, are seeking to ban the University of California schools from considering applicants’ SAT and ACT scores in the admissions process. And why? Because these groups essentially argue that these standardized tests unfairly advantage the affluent who can afford great test prep. Indeed … 

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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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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 Admission

The University of California schools have released their admissions data for this past application cycle. This year in University of California admission, 106,000 freshmen applications were received. This marked the largest applicant pool in their history, consistent with admissions trends across the nation. According to the press release, “So far, … 

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