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What's UCSD's rescind policy?

I got accepted to UCSD, and I'm super excited about it! However, I'm worried about the possibility of getting my admission rescinded based on my second semester grades. Does anyone know about their rescind policy? Are there any specific grade drops or actions that could lead to this situation?

7 months ago

Congratulations on your acceptance to UCSD! It's completely natural to be concerned about maintaining your acceptance. UCSD, like many universities, does have policies in place regarding rescinding admission offers, although it's relatively uncommon. Here are some general guidelines to help you understand what could lead to the rescission of your admission:

1. Significant grade drops: A slight dip in your grades shouldn't be a cause for concern, but if you experience a major decrease in academic performance, particularly in your major-related courses, UCSD may look into your situation further. As a general rule of thumb, try to maintain your current level of academic performance or at least keep your GPA within a reasonable range of your previous performance.

2. Failing to meet course requirements: Make sure that you complete all the required coursework for your high school diploma and for your intended major at UCSD. Failure to do so may result in your admission being rescinded. Double-check UC A-G requirements and any specific course prerequisites for your major.

3. Disciplinary actions/plagiarism: Any significant disciplinary incidents during your final months in high school or instances of academic dishonesty (such as cheating or plagiarism) could also put your acceptance at risk.

4. Falsifying application information: It's important that all the information on your application is accurate and truthful. If it's discovered that any material information on your application was falsified, UCSD has the right to rescind your admission.

To avoid getting your admission rescinded, be vigilant in maintaining your academic performance, fulfilling required courses, and adhering to the guidelines mentioned above. If you do find yourself in a difficult situation and/or your grades have dropped for a particular reason, it's recommended to proactively reach out to the UCSD Admissions Office and explain your circumstances. Transparency and open communication can be helpful in preventing any potential issues.

Remember, UCSD accepted you based on your accomplishments and potential, so continue to put forth your best effort and finish your high school career strong! Best of luck!

7 months ago

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