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…

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…

Kudos on Surviving the UC Application Process!

Kudos to all of you for surviving the UC Application process! That is quite an achievement in itself! Below are some “loose ends” you want to tie up before going off to enjoy your winter vacation! Review Payment Confirmation The UC Application was apparently experiencing intermittent problems with the credit card payment processing service toward the end of November. Log…

UC/CSU Application Deadline Extension

UC Application Deadline Extension UC Merced, UC Riverside, and UC Santa Cruz will remain open for transfer applications through January 8, 2018. Access the UC Application here. CSU Application Deadline Extension Impacted campuses below have extended application deadline for freshman and transfer applicants to December 15, 2017. Humboldt East Bay Monterey Bay Sonoma (will stay open until December 18th) The…

Applicant’s Remorse

Panic setting in after that hasty application submission? You may log back into the application and update/correct the following information: Personal information Release authorization For freshman applicants ONLY – SAT, SAT Subject, ACT scores Add a campus (if available) You may also: Pay for your application online Review your submitted application Check your application status For transfer applicants ONLY –…

Grammar and Spelling Mistakes are Acceptable on the UC Application and Personal Insight Questions Response?

I have come to realize that the UCs have great intentions but are terrible at articulating clearly what those intentions aim to accomplish. In a way, I have become a self-appointed interpreter for them :) This realization came when another independent consultant got in touch with me to ask what I thought of the UCs saying that grammar and spelling…