Review your academic records with an ECC counselor and/or a university representative.
Follow an educational plan and develop a strategy.
Find out which general education pattern is appropriate for your campus and/or major
choice. In general, IGETC is preferred. However, UC GE Breadth may be more appropriate
for your major (check with a counselor).
Take the Transferable Math and English courses early.
Take courses for your major early. The more courses you have completed at the time
of application, the more competitive you will be. Refer towww.assist.org.
If you took AP exams in high school, ask for a UC evaluation of those scores. El Camino
College evaluates AP scores differently than UC campuses.
Find out if the UC campus and/or major you are interested in is highly selective.
If so, find out what the admissions requirements are and when they should be completed,
i.e., grade point average, major prep courses and any other supplemental materials
such as portfolios, interviews or letters of recommendation.
Inquire about the Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) programs.
Inquire about the benefits of joining the Honors Transfer Program.
Attend admissions, application & personal insight question workshops.