The Optimists: Kevin Brown

Have you met the UCLA Optimists?¬†Over the next several months, the Bruin Blog will be highlighting our student Optimists. These current UCLA undergraduates¬†will give you insight into the application process and tips, student life and culture, and what it means to be a Bruin. As a first-generation nontraditional college student, going to a four-year university…

Farewell, Summer

This summer has been by far the longest yet most fulfilling summer I’ve had in years. As you may recall, I’ve taken a brief sabbatical abroad studying in the London School of Economics, headed over to Unicamp for a wonderful week of Woodsey fun, and returned to UCLA to get a taste of apartment life!…

The Career Center

Last week, I finally made my first trip to UCLA’s Career Center. I have been hearing about the Career Center even before I started my freshman year. During orientation I went to a presentation about the center and the various services they offer to students. Info on the center didn’t stop then – I continued…