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UC Admissions Nov. 7: Writing the Application Personal Statement

If you or your child are preparing to apply for undergraduate admission to a UC campus in 2015, take advantage of the wealth of helpful information you can learn from our very own UCOP experts in Academic Affairs.

The annual series of brown bag workshops, which kicked off last week, will offer guidance on academic preparation and essential steps leading to UC undergraduate admission. Sessions take place from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Franklin building (click link to add event to your calendar):

Writing the Application Personal Statement
Friday, Nov. 7, 11326 Franklin

  • Speaker: Yvette Gullatt, Vice Provost
  • How to approach writing the personal statement for the UC undergraduate application

Paying for College: How to Apply for Financial Aid
Thursday, Nov. 13, 9204 Franklin, and
Paying for College: Education Tax Credits and Deductions
Tuesday, Jan. 20, 9204 Franklin

  • Speaker: Nancy Coolidge, Associate Director, Student Financial Support
  • Overview of financial aid terms and concepts, including education savings plans, tax credits and deductions, financial aid offers, student loan issues and repayment

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

OP Staff Assembly is sponsoring this event; if you have questions, please contact Juliann Martinez at

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  1. Juliann Martinez November 5, 2014 Reply

    We have added a Ready Talk call in number for the Writing the Application Personal Statement meeting. Please call in with the following phone number and access code:

    Access code: 2873331

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