UCLA Camp

UCLA Athletics offers several clinics and summer camps throughout the year in fifteen sports for pre-collegiate athletes. They serve as potential recruiting opportunities, or just a fun activity for a young kid to try. This past weekend I coached and counseled at the gymnastics camp. Counseling at UCLA was a larger responsibility then my previous…

Good bye Spring, HELLO SUMMER!!!

Yup, you read it right people. I am officially saying good bye to Spring quarter, and I’m saying a BIG HELLO to Summer!!! 🙂 Just turned in my last lab notebook and lab report, which officially marks the end of my Spring classes. Woohoooo!! Spring quarter as for many of us – or at least…

Just the Beginning

This upcoming week is my last week at UCLA…it is so eerie just to type that out. Just three years ago, I was just about to graduate high school and discover college land. I was so scared. Three years later, I am in the same position. I am about to graduate college and moving on…

Princeton Ly – Savings

With college costs rising every year, students need all the help they can get to save money.  I recently started using NerdWallet’s* tools, and it has helped save me a few hundred dollars a year (and lots of time).  I thought I’d share some of the things I learned to help save you money. 1) Checking accounts with…

Weather Confusion

It’s been awhile since my last blog about the weather so here we go again. I walked to the gym and it was slightly raining. I left the gym and the rain had stopped. I walked to class and needed to take my sweatshirt off because it was sunny! (note: It was 8:30 am). After…

Princeton Ly – UCLA Trivia

Did you know that the most successful Division I coach in NCAA history is UCLA’s Al Scates, with a record 19 NCAA men’s volleyball titles? Scates is believed to be the only current NCAA coach to have won titles in five decades, starting in the 1960’s! Did you know that Campbell Hall was originally built…

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…

UCLA #1 in number of applications… again!

  It was recently revealed that we are again the most-applied-to four-year university in the United States, with our record-breaking 91,512 applications this past fall.  This is a 12.7% increase from last year’s 81,235, and the largest increase came from traditionally underrepresented ethnic groups, signifying that we are diversifying and bringing in new perspectives and…

Happy Holidays from UCLA Undergraduate Admissions!

Happy Holidays from UCLA Undergraduate Admissions !!! In observance of the Winter holiday, our student bloggers will be taking a small break from posting from December 19th to December 30th. We will resume posting blogs the 1st week of January 2012. Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year to you all! Thank you, UCLA Undergraduate Admissions

The Beginning of a New Year

  It is almost the end of 2011 and 2012 is almost here. It’s the beginning of new year which means the beginning of  shifting your focus to new goals and accomplishments for the year. Here is to an amazing 2012 for all of us! 2011 has brought a lot of amazing experiences for me….

Radiate Your Love

This year, I have been so thankful and blessed to have so many amazing things happen to me. I am so grateful for everything I have experienced. In recent weeks, a lot of my friends have approached me and commented on how much positivity I radiate on my official Facebook page. Well, to them I…

The Holidays

The Holidays are upon us which means finals are coming up! These times call for great gratitude and appreciation. I am such a happier person during these times. I am a happy person in general. But super duper happy during Thanksgiving and Christmas. This upcoming week brings Thanksgiving which makes me so thankful to celebrate…