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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

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


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


– 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?


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.


  • Fall 2014 UC Freshman Admit Profiles


“What exactly is your job?”


How do you select students?


Is it a fair process?


Why is it so difficult to get in?


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


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


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.


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


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