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Financial Aid & Scholarship Information

FAFSA Information California Dream Act Application Information Scholarship Information Advice for Low Income Families Advice for Middle Class/Upper Middle Class Families FAFSA Information Don’t forget, the 2018-19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) deadline for California is March 2, 2018. You should complete the form using tax information from the 2016 tax year (you can pull income-tax information directly…

February 2018 UC Counselors and Advisers Bulletin

From the UC Counselors and Advisers Bulletin – February 2018, received on February 13, 2018: UC admission decisions will be released soon! Admission Data Resources for Counselors Financial aid deadline approaching UC Scout offers online college prep classes FREE to California public schools and students UC admission decisions will be released soon! Campuses will release their admission decisions for fall…

UCSB Chancellor’s Reception Invitation

Sounds like UC Santa Barbara is sending out the invitation to the Chancellor’s Receptions (throughout California and in selected out-of-state locations). As of last year (2017), all students invited to the receptions appear to have been offered admission (prior to 2017, invited OOS students were admitted but CA students were hit or miss). If you received an invitation, congratulations!!! Know…

March SAT Registration Deadline

The March SAT (3/10) registration deadline is this Friday (2/9). You may register late between 2/10 and 2/28 for an additional fee of $29. Visit College Board’s SAT Registration page to register. Test Prep Resources Visit my Testing Requirements for the UCs page for the UC policies on SAT/ACT test scores and submission deadlines, and find Free and Low Cost…

UCSD Supplemental Questionnaire

Sounds like UCSD is sending out supplemental questionnaires. Below are response guideline and fee-based service information. DIY San Diego Supplemental Questionnaire Response Guideline Make sure you take the time to carefully think through and respond to the question. This is likely the final piece of information UCSD needs to make the admission decision. UCSD did not consistently use supplemental questionnaires…

UC Transfer Academic Update Priority Deadline is TOMORROW!

Remember that the priority deadline for the Transfer Academic Update is tomorrow just before midnight. Final grades for Fall 2017 submitted by the deadline will be calculated into your GPA for admission evaluation. You may continue to update your grades, in-progress courses, or planned courses for Winter and/or Spring term through the Transfer Academic Update until the end of March,…

UCLA Supplemental Questionnaire

Sounds like UCLA sent out the supplemental questionnaires today. Below are response guideline, webinar schedule, and fee-based service information. DIY UCLA Supplemental Questionnaire Response Guideline Make sure you take the time to carefully think through and respond to the questions. This is likely the final piece of information UCLA needs to make the admission decision. The UCLA supplemental questionnaire has…