CSU
University of California
Private universities
Money
SAT

100

There are this many CSUs in California.

What is 23

100

What are the school colors for every UC?

blue and gold

100

What very prestigious private university in Northern California is also known as "the farm"?

Stanford

100

What is form that students fill out in the fall to determine their expected family contribution and apply for financial aid for college?

FAFSA or Dream Act for undocumented students

100

What does SAT stand for? 

Scholastic Aptitude Test

200

What is the minimum GPA for admissions into a CSU?

2.0 (but you need a qualifying SAT score)

200

What is the minimum GPA for a UC

3.0

200

What is the oldest operating institution of higher learning in California and the oldest Catholic university in the west?

Santa Clara University

200

What is the difference between a grant and a loan

A grant is free money and a loan you pay back after you graduate

200

What section does the ACT have that the SAT doesn't have?

A science section

300

What exam is required by the CSU system?

SAT or ACT

300

How many UC campuses accept undergraduate students?

9

300

What percentage of college students attend private universities?

5-10%    11-20%    21-30%    31-50%

51-70%   71-100%   


16%, so 11-20% is the correct answer.

300

What is the job usually located on campus and made available as part of a financial aid package in order to help cover the costs of attending college called?  (Hint: This is also the kind of job your AVID tutors have)

work study

300

What is the penalty for guessing if you don't know the answer (on both ACT and SAT)?

None

400

This CSU is the oldest public university in California?

San Jose State

400

What kind of degree can the UC system grant that no other public university in the state can grant?

PhD

400

What college, located in Boston Mass and founded in 1636 and is the oldest continually operating university in the United States?

Harvard

400

Who qualifies for the blue and gold scholarship?

Anyone with a family income under $80,000.

Blue and gold covers full tuition as a grant.

400

What are grid-ins?

Math problems without multiple choice answers

500

What CSU has the most students?

Cal State Northridge, with over 41,000 students.

500

Which two UCs are on the semester system?

UC Merced and ad UC Berkeley

500

How many private and independent colleges and universities are located in California.

1-20   21-40   41-60   61-80  81-100  101+

76, so the correct answer is 61-60

500

How many fee waivers for applying to college do AVID students receive?

4 with their SAT waiver.

(For a bonus 100 points you also knew that you get 4 for the UCs if you are on free and reduced lunch)

This is total of about $560!

500

What is the average amount of time per question on the SAT?

1 minute 10 seconds.