Worried about finances and health, some high school seniors are deciding to stay closer to home for college.
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.
UC should not wait for a study on standardized testing, group says.
The proposed $15 hike, the first in 30 years, would support technology. Low-income students would get four free applications but concerns remain.
Both the University of California and the California State University systems are giving students affected by the wildfires extra time, fee waivers and help with financial aid.
Statewide award recipient Lynda McGee was praised for her efforts to get low-income students into college. She says that some students should try to attend college away from home to have a better shot at finishing in four years.
Latinos and Asians comprise the largest groups of applicants as students seek to gain entrance to at least one of UC's nine undergraduate campuses.
Select campuses will partner with local clubs.
Students get a glimpse of campuses outside their communities.