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    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.

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    President Obama at UC Irvine Commencement 2014

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

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    UC’s 2019 MacArthur grant ‘geniuses’

    UC Newsroom

    Two professors and an alum are recipients of the MacArthur Foundation's no-strings-attached, $625,000 prize.

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    8 tips to hack college

    UC Newsroom

    Starting college can feel overwhelming, but with a few simple tips you'll soon be right at home.

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    Test your UC Latinx knowledge

    UC Newsroom

    Take our fun quiz to see how well you know the UC community's contributions to our nation's Hispanic heritage.


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