UCSD Student Panel

Recorded Saturday, September 26 at 01:00 AM

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About this livestream

School information

University of California, San Diego | UCSD

La Jolla, CA

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

🎙 Guest Moderator: Cesar Guerrero

Meet the panelists: Trinity, Rachel, Jamila, Natalie

Trinity is a third-year Mechanical Engineering student at UC San Diego graduating in June 2021. She is the Co-President of Engineers Without Borders at UCSD. She also does research on the Project Lim[b]itless team and writes articles for oSTEM. Outside of school, she is a CAD intern at SolidProfessor and runs UMforBLM, an anti-racism education initiative. She loves reading, music, and Avatar: The Last Airbender.

Rachel is a senior at UC San Diego. She is pursuing a degree in Marine Biology and a minor in Climate Change Studies at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Rachel was Co-President of Engineers Without Borders for the 2019-2020 academic year and has been an active member since starting college. Rachel also serves as Vice President of the Scripps Education Association. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time playing basketball, engaging in outdoor activities like going to the beach, and reading.

Jamila is a rising senior at the University of California San Diego. She is a Sociology B.A. Candidate with a concentration in Law and Society and a minor in Dance. Jamila is the president of the Mock Trial team at UC San Diego and the Senator of Social Sciences for Associated Students. She also attends an ABA-Approved Paralegal Certification Program at UCSD's Extension School and is currently in the process of applying to law schools. Outside of school, she enjoys watching movies, playing board games, and doing her nails.

Natalie is a rising junior from San Diego, California. She is pursuing a Bachelor's in Applied Mathematics and a minor in Data Science. Natalie works as a Tutor and a Learning Strategist at the Teaching + Learning Commons at UCSD, is the Director of Technical and Professional Development for a humanitarian organization called Engineers Without Borders, an active member and a project manager for a nonprofit organization called International Health Collective, and a mentor for the Global Ambassador Program at UCSD. Outside of school, she enjoys rewatching favorite tv shows, hiking, and spending time with friends and family.

School information

University of California, San Diego | UCSD

La Jolla, 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 Bryan and other CollegeVine experts in an upcoming livestream or on the Q&A Forum anytime.
12:48@anonymous:Would you say UCSD is more STEM-focused or humanities-focused?
15:43@anonymous:How would you describe the communities between the 6 colleges?
15:56@anonymous:How did you navigate the confusing UC application system to determine which UCSD campus to apply to?
20:39@Karina:How is the international community like in UCSD?
24:14@anonymous:What was the biggest challenge you faced when you started at UCSD?
29:06@anonymous:How do you deal with managing around such a large campus?Is public transportation a convenient method of travel?
31:05@anonymous:Does the school offer the freedom to choose varied classes/majors?
32:19@millyruiz:How is the math program?
36:02@anonymous:-How do you manage your time? Do you get any free-time (based on what you are Majoring)?
39:51@anonymous:-What are the Dorms like?
41:47@anonymous:How is the campus food scene on/ off campus?
43:29@anonymous:How is the social life at UCSD?
47:35@Karina:How is the diversity on the financial background between students in UCSD?
49:24@anonymous:What is your favorite spot on campus?


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