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Ep. 86 | The New California Lottery

A renewal of the test-blind policy in CA has prompted an entirely new approach to admissions. How to beat the lottery.

Show Notes:

In this episode, I review the impact of the ongoing "test-blind" policy for the UC school system. What does this mean for your child? What are the unintended consequences? What are the pitfalls to avoid and the right moves to make?

0:01:50 The lottery has arrived
0:03:10 Don't be lazy
0:05:54 National Merit Scholarships
0:07:25 Slip your score into your application
0:08:50 Applications skyrocketing again
0:09:39 What is left to differentiate?
0:10:40 Take the process seriously
0:11:05 What matters for UC schools?
0:13:35 7 Rules to live by in CA
0:15:53 Start early Follow us:

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Podcast Host: PrepWell Academy's Founder, Phil Black, has spent a lifetime cracking the code on the world's most competitive programs: Yale University, Harvard Business School, Navy SEALs, Goldman Sachs, Entrepreneurship, Shark Tank (2X), etc.   Inside PrepWell Academy, Black teaches students everything they need to know about the college admissions process in a series of expertly-timed, 3-5-minute, weekly training videos starting in 9th grade and continuing through 12th grade [Note: this program can only be joined in 9th or 10th grade]. My specialties include military service academies, ROTC scholarships, Ivy League, and student-athletes.

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