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The culture shock: Diversity of applicants and enrollees

Joseph Pack/Staff Photographer Minorities now make up 30.8 percent of the freshman applicant pool. Suha Saya [follow id=”suhasaya”] For some students, a familiar face is hard to find. If she hadn’t searched for diversity through different clubs and activities, business administration senior Carina Mercado said her experience at Cal Poly would have been very different. […]

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Cal Poly’s application rate is at a record-high, but acceptance rates remain low. With the demand for Cal Poly on the rise, and state funding at an all-time low, acceptance to the university is turning into a competition of who will fill the open seats. Of the more than 40,000 students who applied to Cal […]