Category Archives: Western Colleges

2013 UC Applicants: Record High

Freshman applications to UC schools for the 2013 school year reached a record high of more than 174,700, with Latinos making up the largest portion of applicants for the first time. UCLA got the highest overall number of applications for the … Continue reading

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Western Undergraduate Exchange

The little-known Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) offers discounts at public colleges and universities for students from 15 western states.  Under the interstate agreement, students pay no more than 150% of in-state rates which saves undergraduates on average $7,700 a year.  For … Continue reading

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10 Top-Notch Western Colleges

While many families know about Stanford, Berkeley, UCLA and USC, few realize that there are some top-notch smaller liberal arts colleges here in the West. Many of these Western colleges are also in a city vs. their Eastern counterparts, which … Continue reading

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