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 […]
March 30, 2016

The University of California System is Not a System at All

This week I have read a story that the University of California system has supposedly relaxed admissions standards for non-residents who wanted to attend its member schools. While you might not read such a story about university systems in states such as Delaware, Michigan, Vermont and Virginia that have historically […]
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 […]