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I was accepted to UC Berkeley but I am going to UC Riverside, will I be losing anything if I do this?

UCR is closer to home and seems more laid back, but I know people do not think highly of it. I don't really care what others think, but I know that the reputation of the college has an effect on future job opportunities. So, will choosing UCR over UCB affect my future in any way? Assume that I would be a moderately above average student at UCB and a near-top student at UCR. Also, I have gotten 3's on the non-math/science AP tests. Will UCR accept these scores and give me college credit?

Asked By: Larry B - 4/6/2010
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I'm at UCR right now and I'm trying desperately to transfer. UCB is my top choice... More
Answered By: cheryL - 4/7/2010
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I got into Berkeley too but decided to go to my local cal state since UC Berkeley didn't offer my major (I have a very specific major). People always tell me I'm crazy for choosing a CSU over a UC but in your case UCR is still a UC. Honestly it doesn't really matter where you go as long as you go to a school thats got... More
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Answered By: Anonymous - 4/6/2010
 
If you were to rank the UCs, UCB and UCR would be on opposite ends. Choosing UCR over UCB, in my opinion will have a big effect on your future(especially if your majoring in Business... More
Answered By: khoidaboy@sbcglobal.net - 4/6/2010
 
Sure, UCR is much more laid back, but you get what you paid for... More
Answered By: lildude211us - 4/7/2010
 
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