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By Marjani Chidinma, CSU Los Angeles. CSU’s vs. UC’S. Agenda. University of California California State University’s Differences Admissions How to Apply Tips. How NOT to pick a college. 1. Popularity 2. Athletic teams 3. Location 4. Student trends. College Preparatory Pattern.

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By marjani chidinma csu los angeles

By

Marjani Chidinma, CSU Los Angeles

CSU’s vs. UC’S


Agenda

Agenda

  • University of California

  • California State University’s

  • Differences

  • Admissions

  • How to Apply

  • Tips


How not to pick a college

How NOT to pick a college.

  • 1. Popularity

  • 2. Athletic teams

  • 3. Location

  • 4. Student trends


College preparatory pattern

College Preparatory Pattern

  • 4 years of English

  • 3 years of Math (4 recommended)

  • 2 years of U.S. History / Social Science

  • 2 years of Science (3 recommended)

  • 2 years of Foreign Language

    (3 recommended)

  • 1 year of Visual Performing Arts

  • 1 year of a College Preparatory Elective


University of california

University of California

UC Facts

  • 10 campuses – only 9 open for undergraduates

  • Target upper 12% of high school students

  • Minimum GPA is 3.0

  • Application criteria is based upon:

    • A-G Courses and GPA

    • SAT Reasoning or ACT with Writing

    • SAT Subject Tests

    • Extracurricular Activities and Involvement

    • Personal Statement


Applying to uc s

Applying to UC’s

  • www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply

  • Fall filing period is November 1–30

  • The University strongly encourages applicants to use the online application

  • Students must inform each campus of any changes to information reported on application

  • Students must respond to all inquiries for information from each campus


23 outstanding campuses of csu s

23 Outstanding Campuses of CSU’s

CSU Campuses'

• Each Campus is unique (separately accredited)

• CSU campuses have distinct student populations and programs

  • “Learn by doing”

  • Applied and Practical


Applying to csu s

Applying to CSU’s

  • www.csumentor.edu

  • Application Fee of $55.00/Fee Waiver

  • Applications are accepted from October 1st to November 30th


What about college admission tests

What About College Admission Tests?

  • Majority of 4 year colleges require SAT or ACT for admission

  • PSAT – Pre Scholastic Aptitude Test provides practice before SAT (test at high school in fall of 10th or 11th grade)

  • PLAN – Provides practice before American College Test ACT (test at high school in 10th grade)

  • SAT – CSU, UC, & Private College admission test for reading, writing, & math skills (test in 11th and/or 12th grade)

  • SAT Subject Tests – UC & Private College admission subject tests and varies by college (test after course is completed)

  • ACT – CSU, UC, & Private College admission test for English, reading, writing, math, & science skills (test in 11th and/or 12th grade)


Important tips

Important Tips

Maintain good grades

throughout your senior

year

Most acceptance letters are

provisional, meaning that

your admission status can be

affected by your senior year

Tour the campuses your are

interested in.

Begin compiling a list of possible scholarships.

Attend college fairs and parent nights.

Make contact with university representatives.

Do not limit your choices.

Take the SAT’s/ACT early.

Always meet the given deadlines.

Get familiar withcollegeprep and campus websites

  • Communicatewith your counselors and your campus (es) admission department


Contact information

Contact Information

Marjani Chidinma

Outreach and Recruitment Services

Cal State Los Angeles

(323) 343-3388

Web: www.calstatela.edu

Email: [email protected]


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