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Looking for successful UCLA essay examples

I'm working on my application for UCLA, but I feel stuck. Could you guys recommend any successful UCLA essay examples that I can check out for inspiration? I promise I won't plagiarize, just need some guidance!

7 months ago

I completely understand feeling stuck when working on college essays. Reading a few successful UCLA essays can definitely help you with inspiration and structure. It's important to remember that you should only use these essays as a reference and not try to copy or imitate them. Your essay should highlight your unique experiences and personality.

An excellent resource where you can find successful UC essays is CollegeVine: https://blog.collegevine.com/university-of-california-essay-examples

For more specific tips on tackling the current UC prompts, also check out this CollegeVine breakdown: https://blog.collegevine.com/how-to-write-the-university-of-california-essays

Finally, don't hesitate to seek out mentors, such as teachers, counselors, or trusted friends, to help with brainstorming ideas and providing feedback on your drafts. Remember that the writing process takes time, and it's essential to revise and refine your essay to convey your story effectively. Good luck with your application!

7 months ago

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