Sunday, April 19, 2015

Hard to get in

Amid a state budget standoff and a growing sense that a UC education is slipping out of reach for Californians, the University of California won't reveal its admission rates until next month -- an unusual delay that may reflect a startling number of rejections and wait-list notices high-schoolers have already received. Observers say UC could be withholding record-low admission rates to avoid further inflaming tensions as UC President Janet Napolitano tries to break a funding stalemate with Gov. Jerry Brown and lawmakers quick to accuse the university of shutting out their constituents. Last year, admission rates at UC Berkeley, UCLA, UC San Diego and UC Santa Barbara fell to less than half of what they were in the mid-1990s ...and the drop is expected to continue this year, with still more applicants vying for the same number of spots...

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