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Applying Made Easy:
Technical Details of
the UC Application
for Freshman Applicants
Fall 2013
Counselor Conference
Tips for Counselors
•Create your own account
•Fill out application (F2014 available Oct. 1)
•Read current messages
•Review the Common Questions
Student Preparation
•Start early
•Research campuses /majors; apply broadly
•Get feedback on your personal statement
•Check your email often
Freshman Timeline
Date
Task
October 1
Application opens for fall admission
November 1 – 30
Submit your UC application
Early January
Update December test scores
March 1 – 31
Notification of admission decision
May 1
Statement of Intent to Register (SIR) deadline
July 1
Final transcript deadline
Getting Started
The filing deadline for fall 2014
is 11:59 p.m. PST Nov. 30, 2013.
ALL first-time
applicants start
here
Term and Level
Navigating
•Use the progress bar above to navigate
•Use sections on the right for guidance
•Use buttons below to move from page to page
•Note my uc application, help, and sign out
Error Messages
The Basics
More Basics
Residency
Citizenship
Choosing a Major
Click to expand
the list of majors
Ranking San Diego Colleges
You must click here
before ranking the
colleges
Rank order does NOT
affect chances of
admission.
Scholarships
Review and select up to 16 scholarships that
match your characteristics, interests, and
background!
About You
7th and 8th Grade Courses
High Schools Attended
HS Courses & Grades
HS Courses & Grades
College Courses Taken in HS
Academic History Comments
Activities and Awards
•Non a-g Coursework
•Educational Preparation Programs
•Community Service
•Work Experience
•Awards & Honors
•Extra Curricular Activities
Choose up to 5 of your most
meaningful experiences for each
category.
Test Scores
Self-report your scores
here and order official
scores to be sent to at
least one UC campus.
Test Scores
The Personal Statement
• 2 Prompts – applicant must address both
• 1,000 word total or less
• View as a personal interview on paper
• Compose responses outside of the
application and request feedback from
teachers, counselors, parents and/or friends
• Paste your responses in plain text
The Personal Statement
Statement 1: Describe the world you come from — for
example, your family, community or school — and tell
us how your world has shaped your dreams and
aspirations.
Statement 2: Tell us about a personal quality, talent,
accomplishment, contribution or experience that is
important to you. What about this quality or
accomplishment makes you proud, and how does it
relate to the person you are?
Additional Comments
Use the space provided to describe a situation
(personal or academic) that needs further
explanation and not fully captured elsewhere in
the application.
This is NOT a continuation of the personal
statement.
Submitting the Application
Disabled until all
circles are solid.
Completeness Check
Releases & Signature
Fees, Payment & Waivers
Submit
Click here
and expect
this
Check your
email for a
submission
confirmation
After You Submit
Resources
UC Admissions Home Page
www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions
Online Application
www.universityofcalifornia.edu/apply
Quick Start Guide:
http://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/how-to-apply/applyonline/index.html
Help Desk
[email protected]
1-800-207-1710 (U.S. only)
1-661-336-5723 (outside U.S.)
UC Application Center
P. O. Box 1432
Bakersfield, CA 93302

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