For Freshmen: Getting to Know your Roommates before Move In

As incoming Freshmen, the one thing that most intrigues us about going away for college is the living ‘in’ college part. Before moving into UCLA, I loved filling out my housing application and inputting my living preferences, etc.  I submitted my application, paid the fee, and waited patiently to receive my housing offer letter. The…

Dorms continued!

OK! Meal plans. You can choose from five meal plans. You can either have 19, 14, or 11 meals a week, and the 19 and 14 plans have a premiere option. Basically, with premiere you get a bunch of benefits: your meal swipes roll over from week to week you can swipe people in you…

Dorms!

By now I would guess that all y’all have gotten your dorm assignments. This post will be an introduction to: some background on dorms at UCLA the types of dorms we have and my next post will cover… meal plans roommates some of the cool things we have on the Hill my dorming experience Ok,…

Roommates

One of the best things about college is the amazing people from all walks of life that you meet. These past two years at UCLA have been memorable due in part that I have met some of the most inspirational people in my life today. It’s incredible just to think about how many amazing people…

Bed Advice

Now I am sure that all of you think that your bed is the most comfortable bed in the world, especially at 6:30 when you need to get out of it, but this fantasy will be shattered once you get to school, unless you do the following: Imagine your dorm bed as the most uncomfortable piece of metal…

From dorms to apartments

The week between the end of spring quarter and the beginning of Summer Session A is always busy with students moving off campus to go home for the summer, or getting ready for other plans such as study abroad or internships (in LA and elsewhere).  I am blogging from Vancouver where my family currently resides…