February 21, 2022

UC Berkeley Might Need To Think Local In Admissions

To comply with a court order, UC Berkeley may need to welcome over 3,000 fewer freshmen and transfer students this fall. My past life was in urban planning and economic development. So, I was curious how this court order came about. It was the outcome of a case brought against […]
May 24, 2020

University of California Drops ACT and SAT-Forever?

If you have children who are about to begin their journey to college, a few changes are about to happen in college admissions. The most prominent is that more college admissions processes will be test optional. There are fewer opportunities to take the ACT or the SAT–and more questions about […]
June 3, 2015

My Time on Campus: University of California-Berkeley

During the week of May 11th I took the educated quest west to give a talk, visit my brother and check out four Northern California schools. My visit to the University of California-Berkeley was the shortest. I had already been to the campus ten years before. It had not changed […]