University of California, Irvine Student Panel

Recorded Sunday, September 27 at 01:00 AM

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About this livestream

School information

University of California, Irvine | UC Irvine

Irvine, CA

Ask current UC Irvine students questions about academics, campus life, dorm living, and more. Livestream viewers will get to vote on questions and ask their own!

🎙 Guest Moderator: Melinda Stephan

Meet the panelists: Areeta, Justin, Haesue (Lauren)

Areeta is a 3rd year Computer Science major with a minor in Informatics studying at the University of California, Irvine. She's currently Co-President of Blueprint at UCI, an organization that builds software for nonprofits, Corporate Director of Hack at UCI, the largest collegiate STEM organization at UC Irvine that hosts hackathons, technical workshops, and more, and Scribe for Theta Tau, a co-ed professional engineering fraternity. Besides technology and community development, her other interests include vlogging and editing videos, finding new boba cafes, and eating sushi!

Justin is a senior from Orange County, CA and pursuing a Bachelor's in Computer Engineering at UC Irvine. Justin has participated in undergraduate research, student government, and is a member of the professional engineering fraternity, Theta Tau, and the engineering honor society, Tau Beta Pi. Outside of school, he enjoys playing basketball, doing freelance photography, and traveling. Justin has interned at Qualcomm, Prism Software, and IHPC, a research institution in Singapore.

Lauren Lauren is a junior at the University of California, Irvine in the Donald Bren School of Computer Science and Information. She is pursing a BS in Computer Science and is a upcoming Summer 2021 Software Engineering intern at Jp Morgan. Lauren is also an active member in Hack at UCI, the Korean American Student Association, and is the Director of Recruitment for her Professional Engineering Fraternity, Theta Tau. Outside of school, she is an avid snowboarder, husky owner, Disney Fanatic, and video game enthusiast.

School information

University of California, Irvine | UC Irvine

Irvine, CA
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Audience questions

These are questions from the audience that we had time to answer during the live session. If you have any other questions, you can request an answer from Vinay and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
11:01@ranitak48:What was dorm life like at UC Irvine?
11:05@anonymous:Lauren and Areeta, do you have any recommendations for how to be a great candidate for CS at UCI?
19:13@anonymous:What do you find homey at UCI? What would help you stand out as a candidate applying to UCI?
21:40@anonymous:What is the student teacher ratio at UCI?
29:58@anonymous:How did you realize what you wanted to major in?
35:52@anonymous:Are there many female students in CS? Can you transfer majors or transfer in to CS?
37:53@anonymous:Is it difficult to change majors at UCI?
44:33@anonymous:How do you manage your student social life with your academic life?


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