Freshman Applicant

January 2018 UC Counselors and Advisers Bulletin

From the UC Counselors and Advisers Bulletin – January 2018, received on January 19, 2018: Transfer Academic Update deadline in January for transfer applicants Reminder: Test scores and transcript submissions Application verification process Instructions for cancelling or withdrawing an application March 2: Financial aid priority deadline Transfer Academic Update deadline in January for transfer applicants Transfer students must update their…

February ACT Registration Deadline

The February ACT (2/10) registration deadline is this Friday (1/12). You may register late between 1/13 and 1/19 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…

UC Online Applicant Accounts

By now you should have received confirmation emails from each of the UC campuses to which you have applied. With each confirmation email, or separately, should be information on how to sign up for an “applicant account” with the campus that allows you to update your contact information, send communication to the admissions office, and check your admission decision. Some…

UC Application Verification

Sounds like the UC Application verification requests went out yesterday (1/2/2018). Check the email address associated with your UC Application and be sure to check your spam/junk folder as well. The verification requests supposedly go out to approximately 10% of the applicant pool (both freshman and transfer applicants; randomly selected). If you received a request, respond before the stated deadline;…

Updated – UCs Received Record Number of Applications for Fall 2018

Updated with press releases from each UC campus. From the UC Press Room, UC applications break records for 13th consecutive year (December 14, 2017): In the 13th straight year of record-breaking highs, more than 221,000 students applied for undergraduate admission to the University of California for fall 2018, an overall jump of 5.7 percent over last year, according to preliminary…

UC Davis Supplemental Review Questionnaires

Sounds like Davis is starting to send out supplemental review questionnaires. Read on for guidelines and how to get help from me to respond to the questions … For prompt, step-by-step guidance on completing your supplemental review questionnaire, sign up for my Supplemental Questionnaire Service and I will review your UC Application to determine potential triggers, help you generate response…

December 2017 UC Counselors and Advisers Bulletin

From the UC Counselors and Advisers Bulletin – December 2017, received on December 12, 2017: Reminder about Augmented Review UC Campuses still accepting transfer admission applications UC pre-admission application verification coming soon Instructions for cancelling or withdrawing an application Important reminder on test scores (freshman applicants) Tips on Scholarship Aid Searches Dates & deadlines Reminder about Augmented Review The UC…

Send Test Scores to ONE UC Campus

You only need to send the score(s) you want to send (AT LEAST one SAT with Essay or ACT with Writing) to ONE UC campus! (The CSU system superscores so you should send all scores to Cal State Apply.) The HuffPost article from Wednesday (12/6/2017) about you having to send test scores to every UC campus is INCORRECT!!! Know someone…