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SATs? Out. Pandemic essays? In. How to apply for college In 2020

LAist, Oct. 6, 2020

October 6, 2020

SATs? Out. Pandemic essays? In. How to apply for college In 2020

Many colleges and universities are inviting students to tell them how the pandemic has affected them specifically. … On other applications, like for University of California schools, you could use one of the essay prompts to talk about how the pandemic affected you. “If your answer is I took care of my parents and I still got As, that’s hugely important to us,” said Dale Leaman, UC Irvine’s executive director of undergraduate admission.