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April 20, 2020
Requirements for SAT or ACT are suspended for a year and UC faculty votes to keep the exams in the future. Regents will have the final say.
April 1, 2020
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.
April 1, 2020
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.
March 27, 2020
The health crisis has high school seniors worried about college enrollment deadlines. Other concerns rise about grades and financial aid. Colleges promise some flexibility.
March 18, 2020
UC admissions requirements should align closely with California's K-12 curriculum standards.
February 11, 2020
Annual PACE/USC Rossier poll also finds support for increasing teacher pay, requiring ethnic studies and taking action to prevent gun violence.
December 19, 2019
Removing tests from admissions process would allow UC to recruit and educate California’s best and brightest from all backgrounds.
December 10, 2019
Lawsuits challenge freshman admissions process for the University of California which requires students to take the SAT or ACT standardized test
October 24, 2019
The Central Valley and Inland Empire especially need to accommodate more students, a report finds.
September 13, 2019
Private colleges successfully pushed for a softer bill while another proposal bolsters admissions oversight at public campuses.
August 27, 2019
In response to criticism, the College Board is reforming a new admissions tool meant to measure hardships that a freshman applicant faces.
July 24, 2019
CSU expected to hear much criticism before trustees vote in November. Critics say the proposal will curtail college access.
July 3, 2019
A new CSU program offers freshmen and transfers a spot at nine campuses with room if they were rejected where they first applied.
May 1, 2019
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.
March 28, 2019
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.