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Best Colleges on the East Coast

2022 Best Colleges in the U.S.: Harvard, Stanford, MIT Take Top Rankings [Video]

Schools with the resources to deal with the fallout from Covid-19 dominated The Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education college rankings this year.

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Best Colleges for STEM

California budget plan proposes lowering out-of-state UC students [Video]

It may soon become tougher to get admitted into several University of California schools if you don’t live in state.

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Best Colleges on the West Coast

CA lawmakers hope to increase California-student admissions to UC system [Video]

State lawmakers hope to increase the percentage of students from California who are admitted to the UC system, but it may cost taxpayers more money.

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Preparing for College

How to Write Great UC Personal Insight Questions [CRASH COURSE] [Video]

By the end of this step-by-step guide you’ll know what the UCs are looking for, where to find ideas for choosing your PIQ topics, and some other important things to keep in mind.Time stamps:00:00 Introduction and things I’ll cover01:27 What are the UC Personal Insight Questions Prompts?02:00 Brief explanation of each prompt02:54 What are the UCs looking for?03:13 Your goals in the UC application03:56 Where to find ideas for your PIQ topics04:30 Example topics from past students05:02 Topics that may be a little too common05:31 How to stand out with a common topic05:58 Common UC topics you may want to avoid07:34 Tips for EACH of the Personal Insight Questions07:43 UC 1 (Leadership)08:03 UC 2 (Creative Side)08:33 UC 3 (Greatest Talent or Skill)10:03 UC 4 (Significant Educational Opportunity/Barrier)10:15 How to use the Additional Info/Comments Section10:48 UC 5 (Significant Challenge)12:19 UC 6 (Academic Subject)12:50 UC 7 (School/Community Service)13:23 UC 8 (What Else Makes You Stand Out)13:47 Which of the topics is right for you?16:51 Step-by-step guide to writing PIQs17:04 Writing a UC 1 essay20:12 Writing a UC 2 essay21:36 Writing a UC 3 essay22:42 Writing a UC 4 essay23:35 Writing a UC 5 essay23:57 Writing a UC 6 essay24:37 Writing a UC 7 essay26:00 Writing a UC 8 essay26:30 Closing words๐Ÿ”—LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS VIDEO ๐Ÿ”—UC Personal Insight Questions Course [Pay What You Can] https://www.collegeessayguy.com/uc-personal-insight-questions-courseHow to Write the UC Essay Prompts + Example Essayshttps://www.collegeessayguy.com/blog/uc-essay-promptsHow to Write Your UC Activities Listhttps://www.collegeessayguy.com/blog/guide-uc-activities-list-application-exampleThe BEABIES Exercisehttps://www.collegeessayguy.com/blog/college-essay-prompts#E=How to Stand Out with Common Topicshttps://youtu.be/2-Sf20y72P0UC Evaluation Process and Factorshttps://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/counselors/freshman/comprehensive-review/โœŒ๏ธWHO AM I? โœŒ๏ธIโ€™m Ethan (College Essay Guy) and my goal is to bring more ease, joy, purpose, and access to the college admission process. I wrote two Amazon bestsellers on college essays and each year my team and I reach more than 1MM students and counselors via www.collegeessayguy.com. ๐Ÿง  MY UPCOMING + ON-DEMAND *PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN COURSES ๐Ÿง Student Courses: https://www.collegeessayguy.com/students Counselor Courses: https://www.collegeessayguy.com/counselors *All my courses are pay-what-you-can. ๐Ÿ’ฏ WORK WITH ME & MY TEAM ๐Ÿ’ฏOne-on-one: https://www.collegeessayguy.com/one-on-one โœ RESOURCES โœ๐Ÿ“– Free Personal Statement Guide: https://bit.ly/ps-free-guide๐ŸŽ™ Podcast: https://bit.ly/CEGPodcast ๐Ÿ“˜ College Admission Essentials: bit.ly/3qdEklN ๐Ÿ“™ College Essay Essentials: bit.ly/3vIjtbs ๐ŸŒ SOCIAL ๐ŸŒ๐Ÿ“ธ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/CollegeEssayGuy ๐Ÿฆ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/CollegeEssayGuy ๐Ÿ‘ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CollegeEssayGuy โœ‹ QUESTIONS? โœ‹Leave a comment on one of my YouTube videos or follow me on Instagram.๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป Your likes & comments tell YouTube this is quality content and help me grow the channel. Clicking the notification bell ๐Ÿ””will ping you when a new video comes out. And please feel free to share with friends. Thanks, yโ€™all. Stay curious.

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Best Colleges on the West Coast

UC System Considering First Tuition Hike Since 2017 [Video]

Student advocates are urging University of California regents to reject a proposed multi-year tuition increase that UC officials say is needed to keep campuses competitive, increase aid for low-income students and give families some financial predictability. Katie Johnston reports.

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Saving for College

MAP for College, Success Strategy, 529 Plans and Saving for College [Video]

We discuss the importance of 529 Educational Savings Plans for families, and the long-range benefits that such savings plans may contribute toward one’s future educational goals.

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Best Colleges on the West Coast

[College Tours] University of California, Berkeley [Video]

In this episode, we will explore the University of California, Berkeley. Located just outside the city of San Francisco, UC Berkeley has a reputation for strong academics and student activism. In 2021 the university ranks as the #4 best university globally, and the #2 top public university in the nation according to U.S. News & World Report. Berkeley also ranks #22 among all national universities, and both its undergraduate engineering program and its computer science program rank #2 in the nation. In 2020 a Nobel prize for Chemistry was awarded to UC Berkeley professor Jennifer Doudna for her genome editing discovery. Outside of the classroom, Berkeley students have a history of fighting for freedom of speech and serving in organizations like the Peace Corps. Get ready to experience this global university – University of California, Berkeley!

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Preparing for College

MAP for College, Success Strategy, Admissions Rates, Admissions Yield [Video]

We discuss admissions rates and yield rates, and the importance of understanding these statistics when considering your college application options.

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Best Colleges on the East Coast

M.B.A. Programs From Stanford to Columbia and NYU Pass on Hybrid Learning [Video]

Business schools want students back on campus, while M.B.A. candidates say in-person networking makes the degrees cost worth it.