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Do UC schools accept the Common Application?

Hi folks! So I'm planning out my college applications, and I’ve got a mix of state and private schools on my list. For some schools, I know I need to use the Common Application, but I'm not sure about the University of California system. Do UC schools use the Common App, or do they have their own application process?

7 months ago

The University of California system does not use the Common Application. Instead, they have a separate application system known as the UC Application. You'll need to complete this specifically for any of the UC campuses you're interested in applying to. It's a centralized portal, so you can apply to multiple UCs with one application, but make sure to tailor your responses to each campus if the option is available.

The UC Application typically opens on August 1st with a submission window from November 1st to November 30th for the following fall term. You'll want to gather all necessary information, including your transcripts and details of your extracurricular activities, ahead of time to ensure a smooth application process.

If you need assistance with the UC Application or have further questions regarding your college application strategy, don't hesitate to reach out. Good luck with your applications!

7 months ago

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