Freshman Applicant

UC Freshman Admission – Everything You Need To Know

Below is a consolidated list of freshman admission information I have gathered over the years (plus my advice), which was previously scattered all across my blog but now in one place for easy access! Looking for help with UC Application and Personal Insight Questions? Find a consolidated list of my numerous How-To Guides here. UC Freshman Admission Update (systemwide information)…

November 2017 UC Counselors and Advisers Bulletin

From the UC Counselors and Advisers Bulletin – November 2017, received on November 14, 2017: The fall 2018 application submission period has begun Seven reminders for applicants UC Application Center hours Oct. 1 – Mar. 2: FAFSA, Cal Grant, and California Dream Act filing period UC Transfer Pathways Guide (plus additional explanation from me) Question of the Month (plus additional…

UC Personal Insight Questions Guidelines

Remember that I have detailed guidelines on my website for how to answer the Personal Insight Questions, including some general strategies as well as dos and don’ts: Freshman Application Timeline – UC Personal Insight Questions Transfer Application Timeline – UC Personal Insight Questions I also recently posted two series of “How-To” guides. In case you missed them, you can find…

UC Test Score Submission Requirements and Deadline

If you already requested your SAT/SAT Subject/ACT scores to be sent to a UC campus, your scores will arrive on time. SAT/ACT Score Submission SAT/SAT Subject Score Delivery Timeline ACT Score Delivery Timeline Score Delivery for December Tests Score Choice Rush/Priority Reporting AP Exam Scores SAT/ACT Score Submission For SAT with Essay and ACT Plus Writing, you will need to…

UC Application How-To Guide, Part III: Personal Insight Questions Tricks

This is the third installment of a four-part series. See Part I: Pick Your Major for how your choice of major may affect your application and chance of admission, Part II: Additional Comments for examples of information that should be included in the Additional Comments sections of your UC Application, and Part IV: Application Fee Payment for a detailed explanation…