The University of California application differs from other platforms in that it requires students to respond to four out of eight personal insight questions with four essays no longer than 350 words each. This week, we will walk you through each of the options and offer writing tips. We’re also exploring early decision and early action—who are these application programs right for and the financial impact of choosing one of these options.
The Insider: College Admissions Advice from the Experts is where College Coach experts weigh in on the latest college admissions topics. We cover everything from application timelines and strategies to tips on financing your child's education.
Subscribe to Our Blog
ACT applying from abroad choosing a major choosing the right college college admissions advice college admissions consulting college admissions process college applications college lists college loans college visits common app common application common application help coronavirus covid-19 deciding on a college early action early decision educational consultant essay prompts essays FAFSA financial aid financial aid award getting in high school resume how to get into an ivy league school international students ivy league mba mba programs parenting paying for college SAT saving for college scholarships scholarship search standardized testing standardized tests student loans summer activities summer planning tuition writing college essays