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….

Rushing through the end of summer session!!

  Yes people, it’s that time again when you’re about to run out of time to finish up all your projects at school. Well at least for me it is that time again,haha.. I only have 3 weeks left for my summer session class, yay!!! Super excited, but that also means that less time to…

Summer break addition: research life

Hi there, so as I told you before that I am starting to do research this summer at one of the professors in the Bio-Engineering department. I want to tell you a little bit about how it going so far. As a new researcher, I usually shadow the grad student that I will be working…

Summer Research

Hi all, I can believe that I’m already in Summer quarter!! Wohoooo!!! I hope you all are enjoying your first week of Summer break or maybe your first day of Summer quarter at school 🙂 I haven’t started my first day of Summer classes yet, it will actually be tomorrow. But I did start my…

Princeton Ly – Big Time

One of the not-so-secret things you need to know about UCLA is that it is huge. Over 25,000 undergraduates and maybe half as many graduate students, a pretty good balance, in my opinion. (Often lost in the shuffle is the fact that there is about one paid administrative staffer per undergraduate student – ludicrous!) Of…

An Introduction – Princeton Ly

Hello there! My name is Princeton Ly, and I will be posting weekly on the UCLA Life Blog during the 2011 – 2012 academic year. First, a little bit more about myself and my path to and through UCLA. I was raised in Whittier, a historic little town in East Los Angeles, and attended high…

Freshman Clusters (and why you should take one)

Disclaimer: This description of the Freshman Cluster program may seem overly cheery as I liked my cluster as much as anyone can like a cluster. Like I was in the 99th percentile of cluster-liking. And you might, too! The Freshman Cluster. The bombest class I have taken so far at UCLA (well, technically it was…

Summer, is that you knocking at my door?

To most Bruins, 10th week is the last moments one has to kick back, relax, and reflect upon the wonders of the year in passing as a UCLA student before finals week hits. However, for some of us unlucky souls, it is but a reminder of the 9 weeks before. This past quarter I took…