Applying Made Easy: Technical Details of the UC

Applying Made Easy: Technical Details of the UC

Applying Made Easy: Technical Details of the UC Application For Students Applying Fall 2018 for Admission Fall 2019 Minimum UC Transfer Requirements

2.4 GPA (2.8 nonresidents) 60 UC transferable semester units by the end of Spring 2019 English 1 & 2 or equivalents (TOEFL) Transferable math class 4 classes (selected from at least 2 of the following IGETC areas: Arts & Humanities, Social & Behavioral

Sciences, Physical & Biological Sciences) Tips for Students Create your own account www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply Fall 2019 available August 1st Read current messages Review the Common Questions

Student Preparation Start early Research campuses /majors; apply broadly Get feedback on your responses to the personal insight questions Check your email often, and your spam filter Transfer Application and

Admission Timeline Date Task August 1 Application opens for fall admission

November 1 30 Submit your UC application Early January Submit Transfer Academic Update (TAU) January 31

Online Transfer Academic Update (TAU) priority deadline March - April Notification of admission decisions June 1

Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) deadline July 1 Final transcript deadline for admitted students Mid-June to July

Waitlist Admission Notification Importance of Accurate Details Statement of Application Integrity Academic History AP/IB Examination Scores Activities Outside of School Verification of Application Information

Getting Started First time users start here! Application Deadline: November 30, 11:59 p.m. PST

Apply Online at universityofcalifornia.edu/apply Navigating

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 Error Messages If you click 90 or

more, you cannot apply to UCLA, UCSD, Merced or Santa Cruz! Start Your Application Step 2 Start Your Application Step 2 (contd.) Residency (Step 3)

Citizenship Step 4 Last part of Start! Social Security number / Taxpayer Identification

Number entry is optional! International applicants attending US schools pay $70 not $80. Eligible California residents and AB 540 students could receive application fee

waivers for up to 4 schools. Click to expand the list of majors. When you choose certain majors, information about

supplemental applications appear. Berkeley doesnt allow students an alternate major. You must choose an alternate

major, or scroll to the bottom of the page and click No Alternate Major. Ranking San Diego Colleges (Part 2-Campuses and Majors) You must click

here before ranking the colleges Rank order does NOT affect chances of admission.

Additional GE at UCSD by College for students that complete IGETC Warren-3 upper division GE Roosevelt-2 Lower Division courses Muir-1 Writing upper division course Revelle-1 year of calculus, 5 quarters of Science, foreign language (cant satisfy this with high school) Sixth-2 upper division courses

Marshall-2 upper division courses Scholarships (Part 3) Review and select up to 16 scholarships that match your characteristics, interests, and background!

You must answer these questions! You do not need to complete this page to move on unless you want to apply for EOP Program on Step 1 of this

You You do do not not need need to to complete complete this this page

page to to move move on on unless unless you you want want to

to apply apply for for EOP EOP Program Program on on Step Step 11 of of

this this section section or or get get aa fee fee waiver waiver for for the

the application! application! SMC College Code is 004691 SMC is a Semester

with Winter Session Courses and Grades (Academic History Step 3) Click to display courses

If the course is not in ASSIST, scroll to bottom of page

Course Requirements (Still Academic History Step 3) Other Academic History Step 3 (Part 2) Academic History Step 4 Activities & Awards Part 6

Activities and Awards-Part 6 Educational Preparation Programs Work Experience Awards & Honors Extracurricular Activities Choose up to 5 of your most meaningful experiences for each

category. Test Scores Step 1 Test Scores - Review Personal Insight Questions

There is one required question you must answer. You will also need to answer 3 out of 7 additional questions. Each response is limited to a maximum of 350 words.

Which three questions you choose to answer of the seven are up to you: But you should select questions that are most relevant to your experience and that best reflect your individual circumstances.

All questions are equal: All questions are given equal consideration in the application review process, which means there is no advantage or disadvantage to choosing certain questions over others. 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

Personal Insight Question 1: Please describe how you have prepared for your intended major, including your readiness to succeed in your upper-division courses once you enroll at the university Personal Insight Select 3 of the 7 Questions:

1. Describe an example of your leadership experience in which you have positively influenced others, helped resolve disputes, or contributed to group efforts over time. 2. Every person has a creative side, and it can be expressed in many ways: problem solving, original and innovative thinking, and artistically, to name a few. Describe how you express your creative side. 3. What would you say is your greatest talent or skill? How have you developed and demonstrated that talent over time? 4. Describe how you have taken advantage of a significant educational opportunity or worked to overcome an educational barrier you have faced.

5. Describe the most significant challenge you have faced and the steps you have taken to overcome this challenge. How has this challenge affected your academic achievement? 6. What have you done to make your school or your community a better place? 7. Beyond what has already been shared in your application, what do you believe makes you stand out as a strong candidate for admissions to the University of California? Personal Insight

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. Submitting the Application Step 1 Disabled until all circles are solid and it is

November 1st. Completeness Check If you are using AP credit to meet the transfer requirement, enter this information in the additional comments.

Releases & Signature Fees, Payment & Waivers Submit Click here and

expect this Check your email for a submissio n After You Submit

Transfer Academic Update Update courses that were in progress with grades earned, and confirm or update planned courses for the current and future terms prior to enrollment at UC. Deadline is January 31.

Resources UC Admissions Home Page www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions Online Application www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply Help Desk [email protected] 1-800-207-1710 (U.S. only)

1-310-513-2715 (outside U.S.) UC Application Center P. O. Box 1432 Bakersfield, CA 93302

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