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Introducing Priya - UCLA 2020 Grad

Welcome to the UCLA prospective student community 🎉 This is a place for students hoping to learn more about UCLA and connect with other potential applicants.

@PriyaDesai graduated from UCLA in 2020 and …

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Interesting Extracurricular Ideas

For reference, I'm currently a freshman, and below is a list of my current extracurriculars

-Beta Club member and officer (for my hs)

-Key Club member, chair, and officer (for my hs)

-Fellowship of Chris …

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3 months ago
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tips for the best uc essays!

Hi I'm a senior in highschool about to turn in my apps.... what are some recommendations or tips you guys have to make sure our essays stand out and are ones admissions officers want to read. I'm worr …

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3 months ago
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Will being homeschooled affect my chances? How can I make up for it?

Hello! I am a homeschooled student, aspiring for prestigious schools. Are there any resources that may aid me in my pursuit? Any insight or tips are greatly appreciated!! :)

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6 months ago
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Campus life and Community

Hi, I'm a high school senior from Maryland interested in attending UCLA. I wanted to know about UCLA's campus environment, what classes are like, what clubs are offered outside of education, what are …

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6 months ago
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Rigor

I know that rigor is an important aspect for UCLA admissions. but in my country APs don't exist. but i did take 15 regular classes per semester (yes students can do that here) will that make my applic …

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6 months ago
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International student questions

I'm an international student, and i'm curious if it's true that the UC admissions officers will pay less attention to Freshman and Senior Year grades? and if that's true, my country only has 3 levels …

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7 months ago
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Business Economics or Economics Major at UCLA

Hello! This coming school year I will be in 11th grade and was wondering if any business economics/economics students at UCLA have any admissions/high school advice. I would like to apply for either o …

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8 months ago
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How to improve UCLA film chances?

Hi, I heard that the UCLA film program is very prestigious and selective, so I was wondering if anyone would have any ideas on how to increase the possibility of getting in. I have like a 3.7ish gpa ( …

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9 months ago
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Heyyy Guys so my GPA for my 10th grade was 4.1 but it dropped to a 3.2 in my 11th Grade so are my chances still up or na

Also I broke my hand in my ninth grade so didn't really give the finals my EC are good tho loads of community service International level sports 2 internships Student body council and several other th …

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10 months ago
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Will my math grades ruin my chances?

I am currently a sophomore doing the IGCSE curriculum (outside of the US). I currently have 2 Cs and a D. My GPA is 3.7. My strongest subjects being economics and english. Should I still put UCLA on m …

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11 months ago
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Lowest GPA accepted at UCLA SON

Does anyone know the lowest GPA an incoming freshmen entering UCLA school of nursing has gotten?? I’m sitting at about a 3.6 right now in grade 10 hoping to get at least a 3.9 junior year. Thank you

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11 months ago
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No AP,IB, or HONOR courses availible at my school

Hello, my name is Hope and I'm applying to UCLA in 2024. The high school I attend doesn't offer any AP,IB, or HONOR courses and I know UCLA usually looks for that when looking at applicants applicatio …

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a year ago
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What are the steps I should take to get into UCLA.

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My dream school is UCLA! I love everything about it, because I want to be an engineer and an actress. So what should I do that would most likely get me into UCLA? Also I am in 9th grade.

Thank you so …

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a year ago
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Pass/Fail grades

Hello!

Last year, I struggled because of distance learning, and my GPA took a hard hit. However, I am a California resident, so the pass/fail option was optional, and I did end up opting in. How will t …

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a year ago
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Need Help With UC Application!

Hello all. So, I have done a very good job of procrastinating the UC application this year, and I need some help (specifically with the grade reporting section).

I'm from Arizona, and I have taken a nu …

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a year ago
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Transfer

Is it possible for me to transfer after first year to UCLA and what kind of school should I get into if I want to transfer?

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a year ago
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scholarship

does ucla provides merit based scholarships to international students??

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2 years ago
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UCLA Application - Extracurriculars?

How much does UCLA consider extracurriculars? I'd say I have a pretty good academic standing, but my extracurriculars are a bit weak.

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2 years ago
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Neuroscience or Psychology

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I want to become a psychiatrist in the future, but I'm not quite sure if I should pick neuroscience or psychology as my major for UCLA when I begin to apply. What's the difference between the tw …

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2 years ago
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Tips on getting into UCLA while having not great grades for some courses?

Hello, in my freshman year I took an online AP Environmental Science and IM3 course to pass more requirements. I was told beforehand that it would show as a Pass/Fail grade because of the pandemic in …

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