Cal State plans to drop placement exams in math and English as well as the noncredit remedial courses that more than 25,000 freshmen have been required to take each fall — a radical move away from the way public universities traditionally support students who come to college less…
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On Saturday, January 28, 2017, UCLA Strategic Partnerships and Community Engagement will be hosting a special program called Get College Ready! targeting 8th-11th grade students and their parents/caregivers. This college knowledge event will inspire students to strive for college and learn what it takes to Get Ready. There will be workshops for students and parents/caregivers about college admissions, financial aid, student panel, etc. The event will be held on the UCLA campus and will be FREE. It is a great program to bring a group of students to enjoy. Parking and lunch provided for guests, but they must register individually through the on-line registration site (www.admission.ucla.edu/events/GetCollegeReady ).
For questions about the event, contact: Marques or Simone via email (connecting.saonet.ucla.edu) or phone (310.206.3357).
In a major indication of the University’s growth and evolution as an institution on the national stage, U.S. News & World Report, in its most recent rankings released today, heralds Cal State Fullerton as a top “national university.” The University previously had been included in the much narrower “regional universities” category.