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University of California-Merced Admissions Stats

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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

5200 North Lake Road Merced, CA 95343-5603
Phone: (209) 228-4400
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Freshman @ UC Merced
  • Dec-21-2014 I am a current student here

    My tip would be for prospective students to take advantage of all the opportunities that UC Merced has to offer. Getting help in anything is really easy to do here because people do try to put the students needs first.

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  • Alexandra from Albany, CA
  • Nov-08-2014 I am a current student here

    Make sure you utilize the resources they have for you here on campus. There is no reason for you to fail a class when you're surrounded by teachers, staff, and students that want nothing more for you than to succeed.

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  • Sofia from Los Angeles, CA
  • Nov-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Do not give in to procrastination. Just because you're required to attend a class doesn't mean you can blow them off to go party or hang out with friends. You're only waisting your money and time. Then, don't spend the next 4 or more years in college worrying every second of the day. Relax, calm down, and enjoy the college life. Basically, find a balance between fun and work. Only then will you feel accomplished.

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  • Andrew from Merced, CA
  • Jun-03-2014 I am a current student here

    Keep up with your studies and don't be lazy with anything, whether it be homework, chores, or anything else.

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  • Jennifer from Elk Grove, CA
  • May-09-2014 I am a current student here

    Do your research before coming here. Visit a few times and see if this is the place you want to be. NEVER procrastinate EVER! It will be the death of you.

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