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Is Class of 2010 screwed as well?

davidbruman123davidbruman123 Registered User Posts: 66 Junior Member
Congrats to the class of 2009 .This was perhaps the most competitive year so far for UCs. I was wondering if the class of 2010 will be screwed as well. Any opinions are appreciated.
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Replies to: Is Class of 2010 screwed as well?

  • MercurialMercurial Registered User Posts: 185 Junior Member
    Hah. Unless there's a drastic reduction in population or increase in funding for the UCs, neither of which will happen in the near future, it'll only get harder. And harder. Maybe it'll level out someday, but for now, prepare yourself for the worst :P
  • cutieflutie08cutieflutie08 Registered User Posts: 362 Member
    isnt it supposed to taper off slightly this year and the following ones? (by slightly i mean a smidgen)

    the reason the last 2 years were epic insanity is bc we are the children of the baby boomers at their PEAK.
  • davidbruman123davidbruman123 Registered User Posts: 66 Junior Member
    this sucks.
  • fortifyfortify Registered User Posts: 1,161 Senior Member
    Didn't the admission rates stay the same this year pretty much?
  • LawchaLawcha Registered User Posts: 224 Junior Member

    david/irvine droped nearly 6% for california students...

    berkeley increased barely, probably due to less applicants
    ucla dropped a bit because of overwhelming applicants like always
    ucsc droped nearly 10%!
    SD dropped a bit
    ucsb dropped about 2%

    but this is for california residents only
  • davidbruman123davidbruman123 Registered User Posts: 66 Junior Member
    all of them dropped besides riverside and merced.
  • LadyZLadyZ Registered User Posts: 58 Junior Member
    Just plan for the worst....
  • tjdabeasttjdabeast Registered User Posts: 226 Junior Member
    I think Merced even dropped, and the only one is Riverside that increased. Each year is more competitive.
  • KoreanBoi92KoreanBoi92 Registered User Posts: 1,248 Member
    It probably will be hard for us because of California's budget problems. Remember the recent voting that didn't pass, that means more cuts for education (UC's/CSU's)
  • davidbruman123davidbruman123 Registered User Posts: 66 Junior Member
    I guess we have to face the budget crisis.
    F our lives.
  • WCFWCF Registered User Posts: 530 Member
    UCSB accepted less students than UCI or UCD, but, and I don't know the situation at UCI or UCD, I'm sure if UCSB could do it all over again they would have accepted less students. We are so overenrolled right now it's pretty ridiculous; perhaps it has something to do with lots of kids being rejected from UCI and UCD but not from UCSB. It's currently very tough to find classes here.
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