UC Berkeley sees spike in student requests for admissions files

Ariel Hayat/Senior Staff
Inside Sproul Hall on campus, the admissions office has recently seen a stark increase in the number of students asking to see their personal admissions files after some at Stanford University started the trend and found written comments and scoring from university officials.

Since the start of the semester, a record number of students have asked for their admissions files from the UC Berkeley campus — a spike that followed an online post about a group of Stanford students outlining a process to request admissions documents.
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