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  1. Applying Made Easy: Technical Details of the UC Application Fall 2013 CSU-UC Counselor Conference Han Mi Yoon-Wu

  2. Tips for Counselors • Create your own account • Fill out application (F2014 available Oct. 1) • Read current messages • Review the Common Questions

  3. Student Preparation • Start early • Research campuses /majors; apply broadly • Get feedback on your personal statement • Check your email often

  4. Freshman Timeline

  5. Getting Started The filing deadline for fall 2014 is 11:59 p.m. PST Nov. 30, 2013. ALL first-time applicants start here

  6. Term and Level

  7. Use the progress bar above to navigate Use sections on the right for guidance Use buttons below to move from page to page Note my uc application, help, and sign out Navigating

  8. Error Messages

  9. The Basics

  10. More Basics

  11. Residency

  12. Citizenship

  13. Choosing a Major Click to expand the list of majors

  14. Ranking San Diego Colleges You must click here before ranking the colleges Rank order does NOT affect chances of admission.

  15. Scholarships Review and select up to 16 scholarships that match your characteristics, interests, and background!

  16. About You

  17. 7th and 8th Grade Courses

  18. High Schools Attended

  19. HS Courses & Grades

  20. HS Courses & Grades

  21. College Courses Taken in HS

  22. Academic History Comments

  23. Activities and Awards • Non a-g Coursework • Educational Preparation Programs • Community Service • Work Experience • Awards & Honors • Extra Curricular Activities Choose up to 5 of your most meaningful experiences for each category.

  24. Test Scores Self-report your scores here and order official scores to be sent to at least one UC campus.

  25. Test Scores

  26. The Personal Statement • 2 Prompts – applicant must address both • 1,000 word total or less • View as a personal interview on paper • Compose responses outside of the application and request feedback from teachers, counselors, parents and/or friends • Paste your responses in plain text

  27. The Personal Statement Statement 1: Describe the world you come from — for example, your family, community or school — and tell us how your world has shaped your dreams and aspirations. Statement 2: Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you. What about this quality or accomplishment makes you proud, and how does it relate to the person you are?

  28. Additional Comments Use the space provided to describe a situation (personal or academic) that needs further explanation and not fully captured elsewhere in the application. This is NOT a continuation of the personal statement.

  29. Submitting the Application Disabled until all circles are solid.

  30. Completeness Check

  31. Releases & Signature

  32. Fees, Payment & Waivers

  33. Submit Click here and expect this Check your email for a submission confirmation

  34. After You Submit

  35. Resources UC Admissions Home Page www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions Online Application www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply Quick Start Guide: http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/how-to-apply/apply-online/index.html Help Desk ucinfo@applyucsupport.net 1-800-207-1710 (U.S. only) 1-661-336-5723 (outside U.S.) UC Application Center P. O. Box 1432 Bakersfield, CA 93302