Can letters of recommendation be late?

If a recommendation letter is missing, you must approach the faculty member and give a gentle nudge. They are late to class, late returning student work, and late in sending recommendation letters. Professors may explain that graduate programs expect faculty letters to be late.

Do UC’s look at extracurricular activities?

Yes! The UC do look at volunteer hours and extracurricular activities. It helps distinguish the applicant.

Do UC’s verify extracurricular activities?

Applicants are asked to provide documentation to verify one item from sections on the UC application including academic history, honors and awards, extracurricular activities, volunteer work and community service, special program participation, employment, or information contained in the personal insight responses.

How do you write a UC activity list?

The name of the activity/program/award. When they participated in the activity (i.e., during which grade) The number of hours spent on the activity per week and the number of weeks spent per year (not asked of Awards or Honors) A 350-word description of the activity.

How do you write an activity list?

How to write an amazing activity in your activities list:

  1. State role and organization name in top box.
  2. Emphasize tangible, measurable impact.
  3. Use active verbs!
  4. To save space, use lists and cut extra words. No need for complete sentences.
  5. Aim for variety.
  6. Avoid extreme language.

Can you lie about extracurriculars?

(Remember, you should never lie on your application, even about something as seemingly harmless about your intention to continue with an activity.)

Do UC’s want letters of recommendation?

If you’re admitted to UC, then you must submit final transcripts to your campus admissions office. UC does not require (nor read) letters of recommendation at the time of application. A campus may ask for them later as part of a supplemental review, so be sure to check your email.

Which UC’s are the hardest to get into?

UCLA and UC Berkeley are the hardest to get into, and the easiest to get into is UC Merced. UC Berkeley receives around 85,000 applications for freshman admission and 18,000+ transfer admission apps.

Do UC’s accept C’s?

Getting a C grade during your last winter or spring term Very often the UCs accept a C grade; in fact, I might say more often than not the odds are in your favor — but not always. And if they don’t accept the C, it usually revolves around one of the aforementioned items.

Does UC Berkeley require recommendation letters?

Letters of​ Recommendation Submission is voluntary and not required for full consideration of the application for admission. As of fall 2017, UC policy allows for letters of recommendation in the UC Policy for Augmented Review (link is external)(link is external).