UC's one-year pause in testing does not mean a permanent end to SAT/ACT for admissions. CSU may follow. Neither university will require letter grades for high school courses this spring.
Accepted applicants are given an extra month, until June 1, to make deposits. Other CSU campuses may follow. UC is sticking with a May 1 deadline.
The health crisis has high school seniors worried about college enrollment deadlines. Other concerns rise about grades and financial aid. Colleges promise some flexibility.
UC admissions requirements should align closely with California's K-12 curriculum standards.
Annual PACE/USC Rossier poll also finds support for increasing teacher pay, requiring ethnic studies and taking action to prevent gun violence.
Removing tests from admissions process would allow UC to recruit and educate California’s best and brightest from all backgrounds.
Lawsuits challenge freshman admissions process for the University of California which requires students to take the SAT or ACT standardized test
The Central Valley and Inland Empire especially need to accommodate more students, a report finds.
Private colleges successfully pushed for a softer bill while another proposal bolsters admissions oversight at public campuses.
In response to criticism, the College Board is reforming a new admissions tool meant to measure hardships that a freshman applicant faces.
CSU expected to hear much criticism before trustees vote in November. Critics say the proposal will curtail college access.
A new CSU program offers freshmen and transfers a spot at nine campuses with room if they were rejected where they first applied.
California private colleges continue to oppose a revised bill that seeks information on legacy admissions. They contend that a threatened Cal Grant loss will hurt low-income students.
Lawmakers say they want to level the admissions playing field. Sweeping proposals would add oversight to athletics admissions, ban legacy admissions and regulate private counselors.
Some students wonder whether their college spots are taken by affluent cheaters. Most still believe hard work in high school will land them at a good college.