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CollegiateParent’s guide to the University of California-San Diego Community



Here’s the basic information about University of California-San Diego at a glance. Be sure to check out the UCSD Parent and Family Guide below as well!
Name:University of California-San Diego
Address:9500 Gilman Dr
La JollaCA, 92093
Phone Number:(858) 534-2230
Awards:Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:30709
Faculty Ratio:19 to 1

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  • High School Senior Year: Here are 5 Things for Parents to Know
    When I arrived at my oldest son’s high school Senior Parent Meeting, I was startled to see the room filled with parents, pencils poised, ready to take notes on every single detail for every single event of their kid’s senior year. Not the details about college and college applications, our college counselors had already prepared […]
  • When I Realized My College Girl was Now a Young Woman
    When my daughter took her first steps, I felt the loss of that baby that had once crawled, but, at the same time, I appreciated that a toddler, with chubby little legs, would bring pleasures of its own—watching her jump rope, climbing a playground ladder. Yet, years later, when those lovely, sturdy legs, stepped out […]
  • Ten Things You Need To Tell Your Adult Children
    My sons are adults. They are wonderful, smart, successful adults and I adore them. They have their own lives and thankfully still include us in their lives. I do wonder sometimes, however, how much we should still be trying to influence their lives. Do they want our advice? Do my “suggestions” sound like a nagging […]
  • College Admissions: Why My Mom Had It Way Easier in the 80’s
    In just a few weeks my husband and I will send the second of our four children off to college. My daughter has spent the better part of the last two years making sure her resume includes a wide variety of activities, volunteer experience, and applicable courses. Together she and I have spent countless hours […]

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