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1 The Online Application For Fall 2011 Transfer Applicants UC Counselor Conference 2010

2 ALL first-time applicants start here! Getting Started… Deadline The filing deadline for fall 2011 is 11:59 p.m. PST Nov. 30, Returning users sign in above.

3 Create an Account Provide a valid address that you will check often. Make sure filters allow UC mail through! Password: Must be at least eight characters and contain at least three of the following categories: Uppercase letters (A-Z) Lowercase letters (a - z) Base 10 digits (0 - 9) Non-alphanumeric # $ % ^ & * ( ) + ? -. Secret Question: Create one thats memorable but not easy for others to guess!

4 Use the progress bar to navigate to different sections of the application.Navigating Read commonly asked questions for helpful information. Update your or other account information using my account. Learn what is in each section. Use the buttons on the bottom to move from page to page. Save/Logout at any time.

5 Start Application Choose applicant level Choose the term Verify level is correct Select number of anticipated transfer units

6 Start Application

7 Depending on the selection and previous answers, follow-up questions may appear.

8 Start Application We strongly recommend providing an SSN for matching official test scores.

9 Campus Choices Apply broadly!

10 Choosing a Major Select a major, alternate major or no alternate major. Click on a college to expand the list of majors available and make your selection.

11 Ranking San Diego Colleges Rank the San Diego colleges in order of preference. This will NOT affect your chances of admission to UC San Diego. You must click on this link before ranking SD colleges.

12 Scholarships Be sure to open and review each category of scholarships! Select scholarships that match your interests or characteristics (up to 16 total).

13 Biographical Although many questions in the Biographical section are voluntary, this information gives evaluators a more complete picture of your academic accomplishments in light of special circumstances.

14 Biographical Students applying for EOP will be required to provide information on parent education, income and family size in the next steps of the Biographical section.

15 Biographical

16 Academic History

17 Academic History (high school) The application will search for your high school as you type. You must provide the last high school you attended even if you did not graduate.

18 Academic History (high school)

19 Academic History (college) Easy to edit

20 Academic History (CCC courses) UC transferable courses are pulled from the ASSIST database Click on +/- to expand the list of courses within a department

21 Academic History (non-CCC courses) Enter non-ASSIST courses in the table provided

22 Academic History

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25 Activities and Awards Other categories include Educational Preparation Programs, Work Experience, Awards & Honors, and Extracurricular Activities. Applicants are limited to five entries for each, so select the ones that are most meaningful.

26 Test Results Select the exam, enter dates tests taken or planned, and add scores if available. Send official scores to UC by the reporting deadline.

27 Personal Statement Instructions Respond to both prompts, using a maximum of 1,000 words total. Allocate the word count as desired. An applicant may wish to respond to one prompt at greater length; we suggest the shorter answer be no less than 250 words. Stay within the word limit as anything over 1,000 will result in an error message. Use a word processing program to compose your essays, then copy and paste them into the form fields. Remove any special formatting before you copy and paste. Only use standard American English characters (the numbers 0 through 9 and the letters a through z) and symbols # $ % ^ & * ( ) _ + - = [ ] \ { } | ` ~ ; : ' ", / ? ) found on a standard English keyboard. No accented characters or foreign language characters are allowed. The Personal Statement

28 Statement #1: What is your intended major? Discuss how your interest in the subject developed and describe any experience you have had in the field such as volunteer work, internships and employment, participation in student organizations and activities and what you have gained from your involvement. Statement #2: Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you. What about this quality or accomplishment makes you proud and how does it relate to the person you are? Statement #3 (optional): Use this space to tell us anything else you want us to know about you and your academic record that you have not had the opportunity to describe elsewhere in the application. Limit your response to 550 words or less. The Personal Statement

29 Review and Submit Before starting submit process, carefully review information on summary page.

30 Review and Submit Completeness check brings attention to possible missing requirements.

31 Review and Submit This information is collected for statistical and reporting purposes only.

32 Review and Submit

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35 No refunds or cancellations Fee waivers are good for up to four campuses. Eligibility is based on income and family size.

36 Review and Submit

37 If you pay by check, print the bill to send in with your payment. Print a copy of your receipt!

38 After You Submit Update your grades and courses Update your account information

39 Most answers can be found in the Common Questions sidebar.Most answers can be found in the Common Questions sidebar. Dont wait until the last minute to begin or to submit your application.Dont wait until the last minute to begin or to submit your application. Update your application if there are changes to your course schedule or academic record.Update your application if there are changes to your course schedule or academic record. Check your frequently.Check your frequently. Dont hesitate to ask questions!Dont hesitate to ask questions! Good luck to you all! Most answers can be found in the Common Questions sidebar.Most answers can be found in the Common Questions sidebar. Dont wait until the last minute to begin or to submit your application.Dont wait until the last minute to begin or to submit your application. Update your application if there are changes to your course schedule or academic record.Update your application if there are changes to your course schedule or academic record. Check your frequently.Check your frequently. Dont hesitate to ask questions!Dont hesitate to ask questions! Good luck to you all! Summing Up

40 Online and Phone Resources UC Home Page: Admissions Requirements: Online Application: UC Application Processing Service – General Help Desk (800) toll-free in California (925) outside California (925) TDD/TTY Online Application – Technical Help Desk (800) toll-free in California (925) outside California


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