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UC Irvine appeal acceptance rate: Is it worth submitting an appeal?

Hey, guys! Unfortunately, I didn't get accepted to UC Irvine, but I'm considering submitting an appeal. I'm curious about the acceptance rate for appeals—I've heard it's fairly low, but I want to know if it's worth the effort. Any thoughts or experiences from people who have gone through the appeal process would be great!

6 months ago

It's true that only a small portion of appeals are successful, but if you feel you have an extremely compelling reason for the admissions office to reconsider your application, it doesn't hurt to try. Keep in mind that you should provide new and significant information that was not included in your initial application, such as a significant achievement, an updated test score if applicable, or any additional information that would add context to your application.

You shouldn't just be asking them to give your application a second chance, as they already spent time and energy reviewing it the first time. You don't want to come across as disrespecting their initial decision-making process.

It's also important to be honest and concise in your appeal letter. Make sure your appeal clearly and logically explains why you believe your application deserves a second look. Be respectful and avoid coming across as entitled or demanding.

While there are no guarantees in the appeal process, taking the time to put together a well-crafted appeal could potentially change the outcome of your application. Just be prepared for the possibility that your appeal may not be successful, and explore your options at colleges where you were accepted in the meantime. Good luck!

6 months ago

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