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gasherginagashergina Registered User Posts: 564 Member
I received an email today, saying that my UCI application status has changed. It told me to go to Welcome to the Office of Admissions and Relations with Schools (OARS) website! to check the new status.

I clicked on the link, but I don't know HOW to NAVIGATE the website to get to where my new stauts is listed.

Some people who also received this email have gotten accepted, so I want to check ASAP! thanks!
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  • sashimisashimi Registered User Posts: 53 Junior Member
    There's a big blue envelope thing with Message Center written on it in the upper left hand corner. Click on it, then on the Log In link. Tada!

    And (probably) congrats!
  • gasherginagashergina Registered User Posts: 564 Member
    yup, found the envelope, and i've been accepted, thanks both for the info + congrats!
  • shayantshayant Registered User Posts: 230 Junior Member
    what if it says nothing????
  • sashimisashimi Registered User Posts: 53 Junior Member
    If you didn't get an email telling you to check your status, then your admittance hasn't been decided yet. I don't know why UCI sent out an early wave of acceptances but so far no one I know has received a rejection, though many have not gotten the email. Rumors say that they went ahead and accepted the top applicants, but there will be more acceptances later.
  • shayantshayant Registered User Posts: 230 Junior Member
    aha ok , thank you
  • momofmvmomofmv Registered User Posts: 595 Member
    I wonder if major has something to do with it? My son should be a top applicant, but he applied to engineering.
    UC gpa 4.27
    SAT 2160
    ACT 35

    He is not ELC because he goes to an exceptionally competive high school. I read that some of the accepted students were not ELC, so that theory is blown.

    It sure is hard waiting!
  • junshikjunshik Registered User Posts: 1,888 Senior Member
    momofmv, your son has great stats. Those stats are definitely above the average applicant at UCI.

    I would not be worried if I were you, and in my own opinion, I do not think major matters. They will most likely move your son to his secondary or undeclared major if he is not qualified for his first choice major.
  • momofmvmomofmv Registered User Posts: 595 Member
    Thank you junshik. I thought his stats were high too. That's why I think the acceptances are not just for high stats. Who knows why they do things??? We are hopeful that he will get in to UCI and several of his other choices. We really loved the UCI campus...it would be better if it was in Northern CA for us though.

    Thanks again. We hope to hear soon!
  • MedalLilyMedalLily Registered User Posts: 80 Junior Member
    i just got into uci 3 days ago and my stats were a little lower.
  • ptronlolptronlol Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    i don't think major counts that much towards.. it. though it might. i applied w/ history and got my acceptance notification 3 days ago.
  • Downfall75Downfall75 Registered User Posts: 39 Junior Member
    I'm a transfer applicant and I was wondering if anyone else had the problem of accessing the message center on the main page of the admissions website. Every time I click on it, the page doesn't seem to load.
  • aj0730aj0730 Registered User Posts: 7 New Member
    hello momofmv. majors certainly counts a lot in admissions. However, your son should be fine. His stats are high and will most likely get in safely without a problem, that is, if he did enough extra curricular activities. Best of lucks to your son!
  • GNlateGNlate Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    this thread is 2 years old....i dont think he needs advice anymore
  • KTShepherdKTShepherd Registered User Posts: 80 Junior Member
    Dang, hahaha.
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