Winter Break in Nicaragua

  Last winter break, I had the privilege of going to Nicaragua along with about 40 other members of the UCLA student organization “Global Medical Training.” The purpose of GMT is to provide free medical care to the poorer neighborhoods of countries like Nicaragua and Dominican Republic, where there is a lack of sufficient medical…

International (and extremely long) winter break

Normally, winter break at UCLA is a very comfortable three weeks long. Last year, we got a fourth week on account of the new year falling on a Sunday, and the extra time nearly killed me because of the additional gluttony and TV watching. The French school system is set up to give you just…

Back to LA

I’ve been back in LA for the past week and it has been one of the best weeks yet!  It was nice to be back in my apartment after two weeks all over the state! I was at home for most of the vacation, but I got to spend a night up in Sacramento for…

Winter Break back in NorCal

Happy belated holidays and a happy new year everyone! After finishing a successful first quarter here at UCLA, I was finally able to go up to NorCal to visit my family and friends. Although my parents visited me a couple of times, I never had the chance to go back home. I cannot describe to…

Happy Holidays from Undergraduate Admissions!

Happy Holidays  from UCLA Undergraduate Admissions! In observance of the Winter Holiday, our student bloggers will be taking a break from blogging from December 22, 2012 to January 1, 2013. They will resume blogging the first week of January. We hope you have a safe and joyous holiday season! Thank you, UCLA Undergraduate Admissions

Happy Holidays from UCLA Undergraduate Admissions!

Happy Holidays from UCLA Undergraduate Admissions !!! In observance of the Winter holiday, our student bloggers will be taking a small break from posting from December 19th to December 30th. We will resume posting blogs the 1st week of January 2012. Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year to you all! Thank you, UCLA Undergraduate Admissions

Winter Break / Bye Bye School!

Ahh, the end of fall quarter and the beginning of break. This is a goodbye to some of the things I have or do at UCLA and a hello to the wonderful world of time off: Goodbye (required) reading. I have liked some of you, but some of you have been not so nice. I…

Princeton Ly – Winter Break

At the beginning of this quarter I thought I was going to spend my Winter Break playing way too many video games and basketball. Turns out, fate had other plans, so by the time this post is up, I will be in Asia – Hong Kong and Taiwan, to be exact. I spent a good…