YCBK 138: UC is Barred from All Use of Test Scores in Admissions

In this week’s episode you will hear

In the News (6:43) :In this week’s news segment, an article from San Francisco Chronicle, “Judge bars University of California from all use of SAT,ACT scores in admissions”, by Bob Egelko. The University of CA already stopped requiring applicants to take the SAT and ACT, but a judge recently ruled that they must now stop allowing prospective students to submit their scores. (Length 18 minutes)


Chapter 138 of 171 Answers (24:35): and Mark talks us through how to get in-state tuition as an out-of-state student.

171 Answers to the Most-Asked College Admission Questions
(Length 15 minutes)

This week’s question (39:09) is from Michelle in Washington and she wants to know if her daughter should create a separate email account to use only for schools where she will be applying.

Michelle also wants to know if she should let schools know she switched emails in case they are using her email to track school engagement and using it for demonstrated interest. (Length 12 minutes)

This week’s interview (51:29) is with Sam Prouty, Director of Admissions at Middlebury College in ‘the advantages of attending a more remote college’.

Sam Prouty
(21 Minutes)

Mark’s recommended resource of the week (59:33) If you want to know whether or not you will get college credit for your AP scores, or if you want to know what each schools AP policy is, then you want to go to apstudents.collegeboard.org

College Spotlight (1:12:50): Arizona State in Tempe, AZ (asu.edu) (Length 23 minutes)

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