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…

UC Application How-To Guide, Part II: Additional Comments

This is the second 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 III: Personal Insight Questions Tricks for tips on how to quickly shorten and improve readability of your responses, and Part IV: Application Fee Payment for a detailed explanation of the…

Berkeley Transfer Admission Update

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

Berkeley Freshman Admission Update

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

Fall 2018 UC Application Filing Period Now Open

Not that you need a reminder, but the UC Application submission cycle is now open. Before you submit, review the Application Summary page thoroughly by clicking on “View Application” to see the application in its entirety; what you see there will look relatively similar to what the application readers see when they review your UC Application. Keep in mind that…

Webinars – Fall 2018 UC Personal Insight Questions

Learn everything you need to know to effectively choose and answer the UC Personal Insight Questions! This is your last chance! I only have six (6) webinars left in November! Get your ticket on my Eventbrite page ($25). Can’t make it to a live webinar? Watch my Fall 2018 UC Personal Insight Questions recorded presentation at your convenience ($40; unlimited…

UC Applicants Affected by Natural Disasters – Application Deadline Extension

From the UC Counselors and Advisers Bulletin – October 2017 Special Edition, received on October 30, 2017: In an effort to assist freshman and transfer applicants affected by the deadly wildfires that have scorched large stretches of California — as well as by the recent spate of other natural disasters — the University of California will extend its fall 2018…

UC Application How-To Guide, Part I: Pick Your Major

This is the first installment of a four-part series. See Part II: Additional Comments for examples of information that should be included in the Additional Comments sections of your UC Application, Part III: Personal Insight Questions Tricks for tips on how to quickly shorten and improve readability of your responses, and Part IV: Application Fee Payment for a detailed explanation…