UC Berkeley opens California DREAM Act scholarship

The UC Berkeley Financial Aid and Scholarships Office released the scholarship application for students who would receive private financial aid under the first part of the California DREAM Act starting January 2012. The $8,000 Berkeley Undergraduate Dream Act Scholarship — which was formed after Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 130
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Haas Vertical Shots

Haas undergraduate grades no longer required to be curved

Undergraduate students may no longer face curved classes in the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business, giving professors more flexibility in how they grade their classes. The school announced to students last week an amendment to its grading policy that abolishes the requirement for curving grades for all undergraduate business
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Lower Sproul Fee Committee made over a year after referendum

A committee charged with the oversight of the millions of dollars of student fees pouring into Lower Sproul Plaza’s renovation project is just now coming together, more than a year after it should have been formed. Despite being prescribed by student referendum, the campus failed to put the committee together.
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SAT subject tests not a requirement for UC applicants

Changes to UC admissions requirements aiming to broaden the quantity of applications reviewed by the university will affect the way high school students prepare for applying to the university. The admissions policy revisions, devised by the systemwide Academic Senate Board of Admissions and Relations with Schools, include removing the eligibility
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