UC regents ease admissions requirement for applicants

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the UC system is easing admissions requirements for students looking to apply this fall and possibly in future years. The decision to relax admissions requirements was intended  to help mitigate challenges faced by students and families, according to a UC press release.
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Culture shock at UC Berkeley

Cal in Color

Berkeley was never too far away from home, and even though I rarely visited, I didn’t think it would be that different from Oakland — but it was.
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Illustration of scissors cutting through UC application

Students are more than standardized test scores

UNIVERSITY AFFAIRS: Put a discussion about standardized tests on the UC Board of Regents agenda.

While these exams do not intentionally skew against students from these communities, it’s not too far of a stretch to say that standardized tests benefit the better off.
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Lawyers urge UC to eliminate standardized tests

In a letter addressed Tuesday to the UC Board of Regents, lawyers representing organizations such as the Compton Unified School District and the Community Coalition demanded that the UC system eliminate standardized tests as an admissions requirement.
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