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One laaaast question, I'm sorry for being a bother but you've been a lot of help. I listed six AP Exams I plan to take in May 2015 although after a lot of thought I MAY not take two of them. Is this something I should report to the UC Application change department? Thanks!

James Anderson
There is no penalty if you don't take all of the "planned" AP exams. But if you know for sure you won't take two of them, you should probably send a correction.

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[2/2] transfer admit? I currently am projected to have 78 sem units, but I was wondering if I could go to 81 units without it negatively affecting my chance of transferring to Cal from a different UC. Should I just stick below 80 units or would going to 81 units be okay? Thank you!

Sidd B.
Berkeley's cap is at 90 semester units. Look at page 2 of the policy for the campus-specific caps.

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Hi Ms. Sun, I've submitted my UC application for Fall2015 and was wondering if I could still change my tentative schedule for the Spring semester. Thank you for all your help and answers prior to submitting, it definitely helped out a ton :)

Sidd B.
You'll have an opportunity to update your Fall grades and Winter/Spring schedule in January during the Transfer Academic Update.
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I just reported my only bad grade in a college online class to Admissions. The class is not required and was an extra class I decided to take as a junior in high school. I plan on retaking the class for a better grade next spring. But will I get rejected or have a lower chance of getting accepted?

Justine T
I don't know what the class is (UC-transferable or not) or the bad grade (I've had students who tell me B's are bad grades; so I don't know what your definition of a "bad grade" is), or your major, so I can't comment.

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While attempting to submit my application fee, the web page unexpectedly closed. My application had successfully submitted, but upon logging into my account again, I was not given the option to submit my payment. Any advice you could provide me with regarding how to submit my payment would be great.

Ember Szilagyi
The payment page should reset within 48 hours from the original glitch. If you are still not able to pay at that time, call the UC Application Center at (800) 207-1710 (toll free in the U.S.) or (661) 336-5723 (outside the U.S.).

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If I accidentally forgot to add a bad grade from a community college class but plan to retake it in the Spring 2015, do I have to email Admissions? Even though I said I plan to take it in the spring and my grade that I will earn will replace the bad grade?

Justine T
You have to report the original bad grade. Plenty of people have had their admission offers revoked for omissions like that.

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Regarding the question for "CAL/UCLA transfer getting a W for fall 2014 in a major pre-req and retaking winter/spring..." my major would be a stats/math major. Also doing UC-intercampus. I would then have two pre-reqs left to take, one in winter and one in spring. Would that look bad? Thanks!

Alexander Ho
You should be ok. Make sure to explain the W (the Additional Comments will be available in January during the Transfer Academic Update).

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I applied to fall 2015 to CAL/UCLA. I was wondering if getting a W for fall 2014 in a major pre-req then retaking it winter or spring would look bad? Also, do they have additional comments during the January update? Thanks! (I wasn't sure if this question was sent through, sorry for duplicates).

Alexander Ho
That depends on your major. The Additional Comments in the Academic History section will be open for revision in January.

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