Admissions

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Could Your Next Tweet Hurt Your Chances Of Getting Into College?

Your child’s next tweet or Facebook post could be hurting their chances of getting into college. No longer are grades, test scores and self essays the only measure of whether an applicant gets accepted or not.

12/05/2014

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

5 Websites That May Help You Choose The University Or College That’s Right For You

Picking a college is nothing like it once was. In 1980, there were 3,150 colleges and universities. Now, there are close to 4,700 and data crunchers hope to help.

10/28/2014

UC Berkeley campus sather tower

UC President Napolitano Plans To Review Out-Of-State Admissions, Tuition

University of California President Janet Napolitano says she is examining whether the public college system has been admitting too many out-of-state and international students.

09/30/2014

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Supreme Court Ruling Jeopardizes Hope To Overturn Affirmative Action Ban At California Public Universities

The effort to overturn California’s ban on affirmative action at state public universities suffered a severe blow with a Supreme Court decision announced on Tuesday.

04/22/2014

UC Davis Classroom

Record Number Of Students Apply For UC Admission

UC officials said Friday that the number of students applying to UC’s nine undergraduate campuses rose 8.6 percent to 174,767. That includes freshman and transfer applicants applying for fall 2013.

01/18/2013

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Sees Jump In Out-Of-State Student Admissions

The University of California is reporting a big jump in the percentage of out-of-state students who have been admitted for undergraduate study.

04/17/2012

San Jose State University (San Jose State University)

SJSU To End Admission Guarantee For Eligible Locals

Local students have been guaranteed admissions to San Jose State for more than 150 years, but that is now changing.

04/10/2012

UC Berkeley

SF Federal Court Upholds California Affirmative Action Ban

A federal appeals court has upheld California’s ban on using race, ethnicity and gender in admitting students to public colleges and universities.

04/02/2012

Sonoma State University

CSU To Reduce Enrollment Amid Funding Shortfall

California State University plans to reduce enrollment next year as the 23-campus system grapples with steep cuts in state funding.

03/19/2012

A "Burning Man" participant holds up his arms as the wooden man effigy is burned at the conclusion of the week-long "Burning Man Festival" 06 September in the Black Rock Desert in the northwestern part of the state of Nevada. More than 15,000 people congregated at this man-made town in the desert to celebrate radical, creative self-expression.  AFP PHOTO   Mike NELSON/mn (MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Burning Man Ticket Lottery Leaves Loyal ‘Burners’ Out In The Cold

According to organizers, there were 80,000 people vying for tickets in this year’s lottery – tens of thousands more than the venue’s 50,000 person capacity.

02/17/2012

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