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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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recommended extracurriculars

Hi! For UCLA, are there specific extracurriculars that stand out to admissions officers? I'm interested in science/engineering majors and would love to know how I can improve my extracurriculars list. …

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UCLA Surfing?

Hello everyone, I'm new to collegevine so please forgive me if I do anything incorrect on my comments. I have been recently thinking about my daily college schedule at UCLA, and I was wondering if bik …

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6 months ago
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Should I submit AP scores?

I have a lot of 5s, but a few 4s and a couple 3s. Should I still report my AP test scores on my application? Also, will I still be able to get credit for these exams if I get in without listing them o …

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6 months ago
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Standout Connect

Can someone who has done the Standout Connect program tell me about their experience? Thanks!

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8 months ago
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Summer High School Opportunities Internships/Free Programs

For current sophomores in high school (10th grade) that are from prestigious colleges like Columbia, Princeton, MIT, or Cornell, etcetera. Also, please don’t recommend CA climate youth policy leaders …

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9 months ago
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Screenwriting at UCLA

It's no secret that UCLA is renowned for its Theater, Film & Television (TFT) program. However, I was wondering if there was an undergraduate program specifically for screenwriting. The reason I hesit …

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10 months ago
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What extracurriculars/ leadership positions should I do to higher my chances of admissions at UCLA as an out of state st

I'm a North Carolina student applying to UCLA in the fall for the School of Business and film production. I'd say I have a pretty standard resume; I'm an honor student (3.8 unweighted GPA), I run trac …

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a year ago
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International Student Aid

hyy lovelies,

I wanted to know what range UCLA funds international students or it doesn't at all??

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a year ago
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What are some good extracurriculars to do for a higher chance of admission?

Right now I'm in 9th grade. I'm currently playing club hockey, I am part of the non-auditioned choir at my school this year and I'm doing the intermediate choir next year. I also am part of our school …

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a year ago
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What can I do for ECON?

Hi I'm Ari, an aspiring applied econ major.

I'm currently a 10th grader and here are some of my predicted stats for the end of high school:

4.0 unweighted GPA - 4.5 weighted GPA

10 AP classes taken (incl …

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a year ago
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Sports and Recruitment

i'm considering UCLA as a school i might be interested in playing my sport at and i was wondering if anyone had any 'inside scoop' on what recruitment might be like, particularly at ucla, or really an …

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a year ago
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Athletics (Volleyball)

I am seeking advice on the process of becoming a student-athlete at UCLA, with a particular focus on women's volleyball, international students and those interested in securing a sports scholarship. A …

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a year ago
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UCLA Scholarship

Hi everyone,I'm an international prospective student. I am aware that UCLA does not provide fully-funded scholarships for international students,but is there any chance to get scholarship anyway? I tr …

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a year ago
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Third Year of Language

Hey there, I'm currently a sophomore in high school. I'm going to take my second language year next year, ASL 2. However, I know that UCs look for a third year of language. I don't want to take ASL 3 …

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a year ago
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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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2 years 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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2 years 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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2 years 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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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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2 years 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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