Transfer Student

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…

Webinar – Haas Supplemental Application

Stumped by the Haas essay prompt? Not sure what to emphasize on your Haas resume or what format to use (narrative, bullet points, action verbs)? Join me for a webinar where I dissect the essay prompt and the resume, and provide specific strategies to help you produce a winning supplemental application that best presents your qualifications to Haas. Sign up…

Haas Supplemental Application (Essay & Resume)

Check out the guidelines below on how to compose your Haas essay and what to emphasize in your resume. Haas Supplemental Application – Annotated Instructions The Haas Undergraduate Program has a distinct culture and we seek applicants who represent the school’s four Defining Principles: Question the Status Quo, Confidence without Attitude, Students Always, and Beyond Yourself. As such, please thoughtfully…

UC Transfer Academic Update

From the UC website: After applying, transfer students are required to update their grades and course records. You must provide your final grades from the previous term and list all courses in progress or planned for the term before you expect to enroll. Your updates will ensure UC campuses have the most current academic information available. Fall term 2018 If…

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…

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…

UC Supplemental Applications

See below for a complete list of UC campuses and majors that require a supplemental application for admission (freshman and transfer applicants). I also included some majors that have a required or optional audition, interview, and/or portfolio; but the list for these majors is not exhaustive. If you are unsure whether the major you selected has a required or optional…