UC Personal Insight Questions

 

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The University of California no longer requires an essay. Instead, there are 8 personal insight questions.  Students select four and write a short response (max 350 words) for each.

While these responses may not look like an essay, they serve the exact same purpose.  Admissions officers use them to learn who you are, how you think, and what matters to you.

Because students generally have very little experience writing about themselves in this way, an essay coach provides the structure and support they need to write with ease and confidence.

The filing period for all UC applications is November 1 to 30.

 

Author: Alison

Alison Cotter helps individuals tell their story. Whether it's a college application essay or a personal memoir, Alison guides her clients through the process of finding their story and getting it on paper.

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