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Is the SAT still a thing for UC admissions?

Question for the collective brain here—I keep hearing different things. Do you NEED the SAT for the University of California schools currently, or have they dropped it from their requirements? Thanks in advance!

7 months ago

The University of California (UC) system no longer uses the SAT or ACT for admissions decisions. This is part of a broader move toward test-optional or test-blind policies, which several colleges and university systems are adopting.

The UC system is particularly noteworthy because it's one of the largest and most well-known to eliminate the use of these standardized tests altogether. This means that you are not required to submit SAT or ACT scores when you apply.

However, keep in mind that while test scores are not considered for admission purposes, they might still be used for purposes such as course placement or scholarships, where applicable.

It's always best to check the specific campus or scholarship criteria for clarification. If you have any additional questions or need further guidance on the application process for UC schools, don't hesitate to reach out for assistance.

7 months ago

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