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Any examples of UC supplemental essays that worked?

Hey, everyone! Kinda stressed about the whole UC supplemental essays situation. Did any of you guys find good examples of essays that got students into UC schools? I’d like to read some and get a sense of what they're looking for. Thanks!

7 months ago

Hey there! Totally understand the stress that comes with writing UC supplemental essays. CollegeVine has an article with 12 great UC essays from real students: https://blog.collegevine.com/university-of-california-essay-examples

Also check out CollegeVine's guide to writing the current UC essays: https://blog.collegevine.com/how-to-write-the-university-of-california-essays/

As a final note, remember to proofread and revise your essays multiple times. Having someone else look at them, like a teacher or counselor, can be a great way to get feedback before submitting.

Best of luck with your UC essays, and I hope these tips help you create a strong application!

7 months ago

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