The University of California leaders had already been toying with the idea of going test optional when COVID caused them to hit the fast-forward button. The UC’s recent announcement of its new testing policy was huge—but also slightly confusing, especially for non-California residents. Join former admissions officers Beth Heaton (University of Pennsylvania) and Ian Fisher (Reed College) as they clarify the details of the UC decision.

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