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College Admissions Expert Cracks The Code To Getting Into Top Schools

Whether you’re an academic standout or an athlete, Pria Chatterjee, a Harvard graduate and college admissions consultant, says there are ways of successfully cracking the code to getting into top universities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/30/2015

Record Number Of Students Apply For UC Admission

According to preliminary data released Thursday the number of high school seniors applying for 2015 freshman admission to the University of California rose by 6.5 percent over last year.


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Computer Science Instead Of Math? Calif. Bill May Change College Guidelines

A Pacoima lawmaker wants to help students get into California state colleges and universities by using some computer science classes to fulfill math requirements for college admissions.


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Echoes Of Calif. Affirmative Action Law In Case Before High Court

The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in an affirmative action ban modeled after California’s 17-year-old law.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2013

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CSU Eyes New Fees To Push Students To Graduate On Time

California State University officials are set to unveil incentives for college students to graduate on time even as budget cuts in Sacramento have cut classes and admissions at campuses statewide.


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UC Argues In Favor Of Race-Conscious Admissions

The University of California is weighing in on the U.S. Supreme Court case over the use of affirmative action in college admissions.

CBS Los Angeles–08/13/2012

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13 Arrested At UCLA Protest Over Admissions, Race

ampus police arrested 13 demonstrators occupying the admissions office at the University of California, Los Angeles to protest what they say are too few admissions of black, Latino and Native American students.


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US Appeals Court Upholds Ban On Affirmative Action In California

A federal appeals court on Monday dealt another legal setback to affirmative action supporters in California.

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CSU Trustees Vote On Pay Raises Amid Plans For Admissions Freeze

In the wake of an uncertain budget, the California State Board of Trustees approved a plan Tuesday morning that would drastically reduce enrollment in CSU schools.

CBS Los Angeles–03/20/2012

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Money 101: College Admissions Q&A

College admissions expert Danny Ruderman answers your questions on how to get into school.


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UC President: Budget Cuts ‘Profoundly Disturbing’, Will Slash Admissions

UC President Mark Yudof called the proposed budget by Gov. Jerry Brown “a sad day for California.”