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CSU system suspends ACT/SAT requirement for future applicants due to COVID-19

by Johann Derek Oribello, Senior Staff Writer // April 22, 2020

The California State University system has removed the use of ACT/SAT examinations in determining admission eligibility for all of its 23 campuses for...

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Universities can do more to support lower-income students

by Jessica Octavio, Staff Writer // March 30, 2020

From in-class performance to access to high-impact practices like research and study abroad experiences, having money often opens doors and provides a...

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SAT & ACT shouldn't be considered on college applications

SAT & ACT shouldn’t be considered on college applications

by Karlene Sanchez, Staff Writer // October 23, 2019

Tests have been designed as a way to test students’ knowledge and understanding of a subject after lecturers teach a set of modules.  But, what happens...

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San Diego State has increased the admission rates of out-of-state and international freshmen students.

SDSU out-of-state, international student admissions increase

by Aretha Matsushima, Staff Writer // September 11, 2019

In recent years, data shows San Diego State has increased the admission rates of out-of-state and international freshmen students, a trend dating back...

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SDSU has seen an increase of local transfer students.

Transfers from local community colleges increase

by Kaitlyn Little, News Editor // August 13, 2019

San Diego State is seeing a rise in local community college transfers as the university increases available spots for transfer students. Interim Associate...

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SDSU applicants brace for stiff admissions competition

SDSU applicants brace for stiff admissions competition

by Gian Matteo Sacchetti, Staff Writer // October 17, 2018

Last year, San Diego State saw the number of incoming applications soar to a record of 93,610. With undergraduate applications having opened Oct. 1, students...

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End of high school admissions program concerns prospective engineering students

by Daniel Guerrero, Contributor // September 19, 2018

High school students who are interested in pursuing engineering at San Diego State may be in for a surprise. SDSU College of Engineering's preferred...

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Here’s why you shouldn’t stress, freshmen

by Shayne Jones // August 14, 2018

An unread message from the San Diego State University Office of Admissions flashes ostentatiously into your Google inbox. Hand trembling in anticipation,...

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Transfer students are San Diego State’s hidden gems

by Cassidy McCombs, Staff Writer // August 21, 2017

  Generally speaking, most college freshmen experience a mixture of anxiety, excitement and anticipation prefacing their first semester. The possibilities...

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SDSU applications hits record high

SDSU applications hits record high

by Alek Sanchez, Staff Writer // January 20, 2016

San Diego State continues its record of excellence, receiving a record number of undergraduate applications for the fifth year in a row. A total of...

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GI Bill should be a ticket to State

by Mike Heral // April 30, 2014

Navy veteran Eric Johnson’s denied transfer application to San Diego State for the Fall 2014 term highlights two nationwide university enrollment problems....

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