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High School Welcome and Keynote Stephen J. Handel Associate Vice President, Undergraduate Admissions September 2014. Systemwide Updates UC in the News “What exactly is my job?”. Systemwide Updates. New SAT – March 2016 UC will accept new SAT UC will require Writing portion of exam.

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High school welcome and keynote stephen j handel

High School Welcome and Keynote

Stephen J. Handel

Associate Vice President, Undergraduate Admissions

September 2014


High school welcome and keynote stephen j handel

Systemwide Updates

UC in the News

“What exactly is my job?”


Systemwide updates

Systemwide Updates


High school welcome and keynote stephen j handel

New SAT – March 2016

UC will accept new SAT

UC will require Writing portion of exam


High school welcome and keynote stephen j handel

High School Articulation

New A-G Course Management Portal (CMP) Feb. 2015

UC Articulation Conferences

Oct. 15 – UC Riverside

Oct. 16 – UC Irvine

Oct. 21 – UC Berkeley

Oct. 27 – UC Davis


High school welcome and keynote stephen j handel

– San Jose Mercury News, 4/30/14

– Los Angeles Times, 8/18/14

– ABC News, 8/18/14


Why are you taking so many nonresidents

Why are you taking so many nonresidents?


High school welcome and keynote stephen j handel

UC’s share of the state general fund dropped from 8.1 percent to 2.7 percent between 1966 and 2014.

Between 2001-2013, state appropriations decreased from 23 percentof UC revenue to 9 percent.


High school welcome and keynote stephen j handel

  • Fall 2014 UC Freshman Admit Profiles


What exactly is your job

“What exactly is your job?”


How do you select students

How do you select students?


Is it a fair process

Is it a fair process?


Why is it so difficult to get in

Why is it so difficult to get in?


High school welcome and keynote stephen j handel

What percentage of California applicants who met eligibility requirements were admitted for fall 2014?


High school welcome and keynote stephen j handel

What percentage of California applicants were admitted to a campus at which they applied?


High school welcome and keynote stephen j handel

Academics always matter.

Take reasonable educational risks.

When it comes to the personal statement, be authentic, rather than strategic.

If you shoot for the Moon, plan for a campus on Earth.


High school welcome and keynote stephen j handel

Thorough and careful review of each application.

Find a place for every eligible applicant.

Cover systemwide tuition and fees for California students who qualify.


Questions

Questions


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