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  • Student next to questions graphic in a screenshot

    How to answer UC's Personal Insight Questions

    About to start the Personal Insight Questions for the UC undergraduate application? Here are some helpful tips on what the questions are about and what they cover.

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    Help keep the University of California affordable

    Today's students deserve the same great UC education as previous generations. Let's grow California together.

  • President Obama at UC Irvine commencement

    President Obama at UC Irvine Commencement 2014

    President Barack Obama spoke at UC Irvine's commencement celebration at Angel Stadium.
  • Randy Schekman

    Nobelist Schekman on the value of public higher ed

    Nobel laureate Randy Schekman is a UC Berkeley professor and a UCLA alumnus. From the pinnacle of achievement, Schekman credits public higher education as the foundation of his success. Schekman will participate in UC's Graduate Research Day, calling for more student support.

  • Sadia Saifuddin and Avi Oved

    UC’s two student regents seek common ground

    California Magazine

    For the first time, two students, one Muslim and one Jewish, will sit together as the two student members of the University of California’s Board of Regents.
  • Douglas Thorpe

    The king of drones

    UC Irvine

    Alum Douglas Thorpe has spent decades developing unmanned aerial vehicles for all kinds of uses.
  • UC Merced students

    New assistance for middle class families

    UC Newsroom

    Thousands of eligible students with family incomes up to $150,000 will benefit from state-funded program.


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