The Optimists: Jimmy Aguilar

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 I stare through the arches of Royce Hall, I am…

Internship Opportunities and Class Credit

While the classes I have taken on campus at UCLA have been incredibly valuable, one of the best experiences I have had is my internship class at a local elementary school. My goal is ultimately to become a teacher and having the chance to intern at an elementary for class credit has been absolutely amazing….

To be or not to be. Is that the question?

To be or not to be, I just do not know. It is finally that time in my life when I must sit down and focus on the career paths in front of me. (Or so my parents and society tell me). However, I find myself at a bit of crossroad. I wish that I…