Transitioning to UCLA

Hi prospective and incoming Bruins! Congrats and welcome to UCLA – we’re so excited to have you join our transfer community. My name is Maxine Zhao and I’m currently in my last quarter at UCLA, about to graduate. I’m double majoring in Political Science and Communications and am originally from northern California, where I transferred…

My Transfer Experience

Hi everyone! I want to start off by saying congratulations to all the incoming transfer students on your acceptances to UCLA! My name is Caitlin McKenna I’m an Anthropology major and Film minor. Even though I’ll be graduating this spring, my UCLA journey started two years ago when I was accepted as a transfer student…

An Unlikely Place To Find A Mentor

One of the most popular questions I hear from prospective students and their parents in my time at Undergraduate Admissions is about the student-professor gap.  They want to know the steps UCLA is taking to bridge that gap, and what resources/opportunities are available to undergraduate students in that regard.  I would be lying if I…