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I am really interested in going to UCLA and UCB. I will be applying in fall this year. I am a first generation college student, who is extremley low income (single parent who makes 12k a year.) I was wondering if these things make a difference. Also if anyone could let me know if they think I have a chance at UCLA or UCB that would be great. If I dont, I want to concentrate at filling the pre-reqs for other UCs.
-IGETC done by fall
-Pre reqs for UCLA done by fall, done by spring for UCB
-3.93 CCC GPA
-3.44 GPA from an OOSU
-Probably around a 3.7 transferable (need to figure out exactly what tranfers, it might be higher)
-Worked 40 hours+ per week since 16.
-EOPS student, First gen, low income
-upward trend 3.44 at OOSU --> 0.0 GPA at CCC --> 3.93 (retook all the classes i failed)
-No EC's other than working..
I know my GPA is really borderline for both schools, and I dont have EC's like most kids. So let me know if I've got a shot, and if the first gen status helps.