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Admissions Requirements

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

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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

1156 High St Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1011
Phone: (831) 459-0111
General Site: www.ucsc.edu/
Admissions: http://admissions.ucsc.edu/
Application: http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/undergrad_adm/apply/apply_online.html


Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Yosselin from San Jose, CA
  • Jun-12-2014 I am a current student here

    Get to know your professors so that they may know who you are and you can ask for letters of recommendations. Take as many opportunities as you can, if you want to study abroad do it do not be afraid.

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  • Anon
  • May-18-2014 I am a current student here

    Get involved in your college!

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  • Cynthia from Sanjose, CA
  • Mar-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Make sure to have good study skills such as keeping an organized planner, there are three quarters and they go by faster than you might like. Also, Prepare for all sort of weather

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  • Devin from Sacramento, CA
  • Feb-28-2014 I am a current student here

    Don't let your beautiful surroundings distract you from your school work; it is easy to just want to go to the beach on a sunny day rather than studying for that upcoming midterm, but try to stay focused. Professors are available to help you, but you need to be the one to ask for it; go to office hours and get to know your professors and TA's on a personal level. Take advantage of the Student Career Center, especially during your first year. The Career Center provides many helpful resources (i.e. workshops, personal appointments with advisers, counseling, etc.) that are extremely useful for when you have interviews, need help applying for jobs, figuring out a career path, and much more. Go exploring! You live on one of the most beautiful campuses ever, so take some friends, find a trail, and see where it takes you. P.S. Try to find the UCSC Treehouse!

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  • Kisira from Seattle, WA
  • Feb-25-2014 I am a current student here

    The dorms will get you distracted. Go to the library often even if you have to force yourself. Go to class!

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