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Brown bags on UC admissions continue this week

November is the priority filing period for fall 2012 UC undergraduate admission.

If you or your child are interested in applying as a freshman or transfer student for fall 2012 or a future term, a series of workshops at UCOP offer important and timely information on academic preparation and essential steps leading to undergraduate admission at UC.

The series, sponsored by the OP Staff Assembly, kicked off Thursday, Nov. 3, with Yvette Gullatt, executive director of Education Partnerships, discussing how to approach writing the personal statement for the UC application.

Sessions continue the week over the noon hour in the Franklin Building, as follows:

  • Part II, Paying For College: Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, 12 to 1 p.m., 11326 Franklin. Nancy Coolidge, coordinator of student affairs in Government Relations, will present a brief overview and discussion of key points for parents of middle-income students, who are not likely to receive large grants or scholarships to pay for college. What to expect and how to cope.
  • Part III, Overview of Admissions and Transfer Path: Thursday, Nov. 10, 2011, 12 to 1 p.m., 10325 Franklin. Shawn Brick, associate admissions director in Student Affairs Transfer Policy, will present an overview of UC’s new freshmen admissions policy for 2012 and beyond as well as information on the transfer path to UC. Participants will learn about what UC campuses look for in making their class selections as well as available resources to help prospective students.

Questions will be encouraged and answered, so be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to find out more about the UC admissions process.

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