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UDWPE changes coming in March

UDWPE changes coming in March

Nathalie Ramirez

February 26, 2017

Students will be introduced to a new format for the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam according to the UDWPE website, in March.The duration of the exam changed from 75 minutes as on the traditional UDWPE to 90 minutes on some topics, and an additional 120 minutes on others for the piloted exams, ...

Why the upper division writing exam should be eliminated

Hansook Oh

May 14, 2012

On April 29, thousands of students lined up along the outside of Bayramian Hall to register for the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE). According to an article by the Daily Sundial, students had been waiting to register for the exam that morning since 6 o’clock, despite the doors opening at 8:30 – it was...

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