Worrying about college admissions?

Winter really is here! It’s hard to tell in Los Angeles when the weather reporter is constantly saying 75 degrees and sunny, but no! The rain was in full force today. Aside from that, today I want to tell you readers a little bit about the different events that UCLA organizes for its prospective first-year…

Academic Advisement

Hey readers! I hope all is well with your daily lives and such. For the most part my daily life has been fantastic. Even though I’ve been unusually busy this week, I made a goal to set an appointment with my academic advisor. An academic advisor is comparable to a counselor; he or she is…

Back to the Beginning

  Hello all! It’s the beginning of the quarter again and Week 1 is in full swing. I want to start by saying I hope everyone had a great break. It was much needed and greatly appreciated, but now its time to get back to work. Over the next week, I’ll be focusing on my…

Fa la la la la Fall Quarter is over!

Winter quarter is right around the corner, which means that I survived my first quarter at UCLA. Congratulate me because it was a little rocky. New place. New job. New people. I’m definitely looking forward to next quarter. This time I’ll know what’s going on most of the time. The only thing I’m looking forward…

My Visit to the Lovely Ashe Center

Once upon a time, I woke up to the worst sore throat I’ve ever had. It was extremely painful and on top of that I had a discussion and a lecture to attend. Eeeek. In high school, one could easily just tell mom and dad that you weren’t feeling too well so they could call…

Time Management and Procrastination

To begin, time management is a common problem among students on any college campus. Students must divvy their time between classes, extra-curricular activities, studying, and sometimes working. Let’s not forget sleeping. Outside of the academia of college life, students must delegate time to spend with friends and family as well. From what I’ve learned over…

Welcome to Hogwarts

UCLA has been compared to the fictional school of wizardry numerous times. It’s a running joke among all the students, mainly because of its grand architecture (and because we’re so smart, just like Hermione). The original campus once consisted of just four buildings: Royce Hall, the Physics-Biology Building, the College Library (Powell Library), and the…

The Best Place to Study

So to begin, many exciting things have been happening during my first two weeks at UCLA. Of course Zero week was a blast, but now first week is here, and it’s time to get serious. Studying for college courses can be very different, depending on how well you studied in high school. Professors don’t just…

A Guide to the Eight Clap

There is one thing that all bruins, aspiring bruins, and bruin lovers must know and that one thing is the famous Eight Clap. It’s serious business. To begin, I am not very coordinated and even though I have a great memory, the Eight clap is somewhat difficult for me so I’m putting together this guide…

From an Incoming Freshman

Hey readers, my name is Kendal and I am a new blogger for the UCLA Life Blog. I’m a first-year student so I’ll be able to share all of my new experiences with you all as I adjust campus. It will be as if you’re right here with me =). Go Bruins! As an incoming…