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Whether this is your first time visiting my website or your are a frequent visitor, please review the information below regarding how to access password-protected content. History I had a run-in with the UCOP in November 2015 (prior to this incident, the UCs have came after me multiple times; see my origin story for my colorful history with the system)…

October ACT Registration Deadline

The October ACT (10/28) registration deadline is this Friday (9/22). You may register late between 9/23 and 10/6 for an additional fee of $29.50. Visit the ACT 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 Test…

September 2017 CSU Counselor Connection

Most of the updates are for freshman applicants; the only information relevant to transfer applicants is about financial aid (FAFSA will open in October). From the CSU Counselor Connection – September 2017, received on September 13, 2017: Removal of EPT/ELM Applying for Financial Aid Starts in October Early Start Changes (2019) Eligibility Index Tables for 2018 Admissions Removal of EPT/ELM…

UC Fall 2017 Cancellation Numbers (Freshman + Transfer)

A memo (PDF file) for the UC Regents meeting this week (9/12-9/14) discloses campus-by-campus freshman and transfer admission cancellation numbers for Fall 2017 (Table 4 on page 11 of the PDF file; remember, these numbers do NOT include students canceled for flunking out of senior year or last term classes). Historical cancellation numbers (2015 and 2016) are in Table 1…

UC Freshman Admission Update

This is a repost of my last public UC freshman admission update (from Fall 2016). Current updates are only available to my newsletter subscribers due to multiple incursions by the UCs. Fall 2016 freshman admission update is here. The PDF file contains updates from Berkeley, UCLA, and the UC system (which includes updates from each of the nine UC campuses).…