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Dramatic Shift in the Way University of California Evaluates Our Students

Original post made by Elizabeth LaScala, another community, on Mar 8, 2011

The University of California announced major policy and admission requirement changes for students applying next year. These modifications should not change the way our students prepare for college. All college admissions offices are looking for bright and diverse students. Students should work hard in school and actively explore and demonstrate their interests both in and outside of the school environment. Although academic strength is important, each year every college tries to build a well-rounded freshman class that includes budding scientists, talented musicians and athletes, community-minded individuals as well as students hailing from all parts of the nation and the world.

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