How many UC activities are there?
The UC Activities Section allows for 20 entries across 6 categories. There are no limits on how many activities students may enter per category.
Do UC’s look at extracurricular activities?
The UC do look at volunteer hours and extracurricular activities. It helps distinguish the applicant.
Do UC’s accept C’s?
The UCs request that you notify them immediately if you are receiving any grade that is a C- or lower. As to whether a C grade or lower will impact your chances, I can only give you some common scenarios. But be aware these are all fluid — meaning what might work in one situation will NOT work in another.
What is the easiest UC to get into?
Even if UCLA and Berkeley seem like reaches, you might still be able to attend a UC. The easiest UC schools to get into include UC Santa Cruz, UC Riverside, and UC Merced, all of which have acceptance rates over 50%.
What GPA do UC’s look at?
UC has a specific way to calculate the grade point average (GPA) it requires for admission. California applicants must earn at least a 3.0 GPA and nonresidents must earn a minimum 3.4 GPA in all A-G or college-preparatory courses to meet this requirement.
Is a GPA of 3.76 good?
A 3.7 GPA is a very good GPA, especially if your school uses an unweighted scale. If you’ve been taking high level classes and earning a 3.7 unweighted GPA, you’re in great shape and can expect to be accepted to many selective colleges.
Does Harvard look at weighted GPA?
Grades are the most important factor that colleges consider when evaluating applicants, so it’s no surprise that students need a high GPA in order to gain admission to Harvard. The average GPA of admitted students at Harvard is 3.9 unweighted and 4.15 weighted.
What do UC’s look for?
UC also looks at the difficulty of the classes you took. They’re specifically looking for honors, AP, or IB courses since these are more difficult than regular-level classes. If your school offers these classes, you should take as many as you can without overloading yourself and still maintaining a high GPA.
Does 1st semester senior year count?
Yes, all your grades in high school count towards your cumulative GPA, once you graduate. So at the end of the day, it’s your Freshman through Junior grades that get you into college. Just don’t blow it your Senior year and you’re fine.