3 months ago
Admissions Advice

Non A-G Courses

I took an academic non A-G course in sophomore year. I got like an A+ both semesters so the grade wasn't an issue. The issue is that I forgot to report this in the activities section under other classes in the UC application. The class was not related to my major (the class was in engineering, I'm majoring in bio). idk what i should do now. Should I email UC campuses? If so, what should I say?

@Jael_S2383 months ago [edited]

Dear (name of admissions officer),

@Jael_S2383 months ago

My name is [Your Full Name], and I recently submitted my application to (University name) for (program name).

I realized that I inadvertently left out some information from my application and wanted to make sure you are aware of this. I neglected to mention that I took an engineering class during my high school coursework. While it may not be directly related to my intended major, I believe that the problem-solving and critical thinking skills I developed in this class will be valuable in my aca

@Jael_S2383 months ago

academic journey. I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and kindly ask that you please consider this information as part of my application. If there are any additional steps I need to take or if you require further information, please do not hesitate to let me know.

Thank you for your understanding and for considering my application. I am excited about the possibility of attending (University name) and contributing to its vibrant community.

Sincerely, [Your Full Name]

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3 months ago

Forgetting something stinks ( I mean this sympathetically, not judgementally; sorry if it sounds that way). If it is really important to you or your application (as in, if you need all the activities on there that you did b/c your ECs are low) I would reach out to the admissions office and just be honest. Be concise and honestly (but politely) explain what happened and ask if there is anything you can do. Have a parent or other trusted adult proofread it before sending it off. You can also reply to my answer and I will gladly read your email draft for you. This (forgetting to put something on your application) happens often and colleges will often do what they can to help fix your problem.

If you already have tons of activities listed or it isn't important, I would just let it go, as frustrating as it.

Hope this helps!

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