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UC Admissions for California Residents Just Got Harder

Posted by Manuel Fabriquer on Thu, Apr 26, 2012 @ 12:32 PM

 

For some time I have been telling my clients how the competition to get into one of the UC Berkely libraryUniversity of California campuses would be get harder due to the state budget cuts.   Now this fact is being fully disclosed by university officials.

Let me take a moment and explain why this is the case.   Simply put, out of state and international students pay more.   

Now university officials have publicly admitted that 23% of those students admitted this year were out of state and international students who pay nearly three times more than California residents to attend

So you can understand  how  the UC system is now looking towards out of state and international students to help bridge the financial gap left by recent budget cuts.

Although the UC system accepted a record 80,289 freshmen there was a decrease of 4% of California residents that were accepted.  The university further stated that competition keeps getting stiffer for California residents stating that the admission rate for California residents dropped from 69.7% last year to 65.8% this year.

What Does this All Mean?

It is obvious that this trend will only increase in the years to come. The UC system will continue to increase the number of out of state and international students they accept.   We all understand the state’s budget problems are nowhere near being solved, and this means there will be additional budget cuts affecting all sectors of the state in the years to come.

One thing is for sure, parents and students cannot simply expect to apply and be accepted.  Those days are long gone.  Today, it is extremely important that your student have a plan and a proven strategy for applying to these universities.  There are a host of small, but very important issues that every student applying must know.  Many of these strategies are not known by the average college counselor.  So, it is important that your arm with the latest and most accurate information before applying.

Let me help you by inviting you to attend our next FREE college planning workshop.  At this college planning workshop I will cover many key items you need to know to give you the advantage when applying to a top university.  

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Tags: Undergraduate, UC, California Residents, college applications, College Admissions, College Enrollment, University of California

Manuel Fabriquer Featured on The Wall Street Journal

Posted by Tom Hastings on Wed, Apr 18, 2012 @ 1:22 PM

On April 18, 2012, the Wall Street Journal featured Manuel Fabriquer president of College Planning ABC, in their Financial advisers section.  

 

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You can can read the article here by going to this link.

This is not the first time a major publication has featured Manuel, in the past years publications such as US and World report, Money magazine, CNN, Fox Business and other media outlets.

The reason is simple, Manuel is one of the premier experts in the field of college planning.  As a thought leader he is constantly on the cutting edge of strategies to help families get into a top college and be able to afford the tuition.

You are invited to come to a FREE workshop and see for yourself why these major media outlets are all seeking Manuel out.  Simply register at the button below.

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Tags: College Planning News, Manuel Fabriquer