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justinmega1justinmega1 Registered User Posts: 171 Junior Member
I know it's a bit early for a thread but better sooner than later.
Tell us where you are in preparation and what problems or questions you have. Hopefully we can all start supporting each other now so there's no snags later this Fall when we start applying for next year. Good luck!


  • KeepaSmileKeepaSmile Registered User Posts: 15 New Member
    UC Intercampus transfer from UCSC applying in the fall
    I don't know if all my courses will transfer...
    GPA: 3.8 w/o fall grades
    3.7? w/ fall grades
    Major GPA: 4.0
    Major: Statistics
    Prereqs: Missing one CS course, but still applying anyway
    ECS: Not much...
    Summer job at the University bookstore
    volunteer at a nonprofit organization that support homeless women and their children
    Personal statements: I have not started yet.
    I am also applying to UCD, UCI and UCSD.

  • cyclicalhypecyclicalhype Registered User Posts: 37 Junior Member
    Can someone chance me for UCLA?

    California Community College student here applying this fall to UCLA and other UCs
    GPA: 3.96 without the classes I will be taking this upcoming fall semester
    Major GPA: 4.0
    Major: Economics
    Prereqs: Only missing Calculus II which I will be taking this upcoming fall semester
    Personal Statements: Haven't started on them yet, but will start once applications open on August 1st.

  • enpz45enpz45 Registered User Posts: 343 Member
    Looking to transfer Fall 17

    Major: Business Admin
    UC GPA: 3.5
    Major GPA: 3.5
    IGETC: Done
    Major Prep: Done in Spring
    TAP: Unavail.

    -Student Ambassador
    -Supplemental Instructor
    -Presidents List 3 semesters
    -Family run Charitable Organization
    -Army Ranger 4 years, 2 deployments

    Screwed around out of HS and grades bombed in college, got it together in military and have received 3 straight semesters 4.0. Now I'm trying to get in, hopefully upward trend is looked at after they see below avg overall GPA

    Target schools: Stanford, Berkley, UCLA, UCI

    I'm gonna apply to every UC anyways, worth droppin a couple hundred bucks just to see where I end up.
  • EddiereadyEddieready Registered User Posts: 6 New Member
    Fall 17 Transfer

    Major: Sociology
    UC GPA: 3.7
    IGETC: In Progress
    Major Prep: Done in Spring

    -Club officer for 2 semester with 2 different positions
    -President's List & Dean's List
    -Volunteer football coach

    Target schools: Berkley, UCLA, UCR, UCSC, UCSD

    Personal Statements: In progress
  • kneesbeeskneesbees Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    In state cc student! Good luck everyone :)

    Major: Psychology (2nd choice=sociology)
    UC GPA: 4.0
    Major GPA: 4.0
    IGETC: Will be done in the fall
    Major prep: Will be done in the fall
    Tap: Yes

    -Research assistant at a psychology lab
    -Research assistant at a neuroscience lab
    -Volunteer at a mental health center
    -Working part-time
    -Honors certified (by the end of the spring semester)
    -Psi Beta
    -Presented at a research conference
  • Rshah123Rshah123 Registered User Posts: 40 Junior Member
    In state cc student

    Major: Economics
    UC GPA: 3.35
    Major GPA: 2.5
    IGETC: complete
    Major prep: complete
    Tap: Yes
    Units completed: 72 quarter units
    Grades trends: Got a 4.0 this Spring term and Summer term
    ECs:( I won't go into detail)
    Work, Clubs at my school, volunteer, secretary position in one of my clubs (BEAC)
  • PsychiatristPsychiatrist Registered User Posts: 16 New Member
    @kneesbees By second choice, do you mean an alternate major as a result of your TAP certification? Pre-Sociology is an impacted major, and I'm fairly certain that you are not allowed to put an impacted major as your alternate.

    Check out http://www.tap.ucla.edu/faq.htm#admission
  • rmcdunkinsrmcdunkins Registered User Posts: 5 New Member

    Overall GPA: 3.9, 60+ units completed

    Major: Economics

    IGETC: Complete

    TAP: No

    EC’s/work: 5 years of full-time work experience at a Fortune 500 corporation. Also attempted starting my own business, which was profitable, but not profitable enough to earn a nice living from.

    Honors: Dean's List, President's Honor

    I just need to finish Calc II in order to qualify.
  • silvermansachssilvermansachs Registered User Posts: 94 Junior Member
    Can anyone chance me? My number 1 is USC, but I decided to load up extra courses and go with the UC TAG route, just in case I get denied from USC. Anyways, applying to UCLA for Fall 2016 Business/Econ, I honestly project a 3.6 -- 3.7. I have a 3.85 right now, but I'm benefiting the doubt that I'll get a B or 2. Regardless, I will have all UCLA pre-requsites completed, and 60 units at the end of spring 2017. Thank you
  • kneesbeeskneesbees Registered User Posts: 24 New Member
    @Psychiatrist Yeah I actually just looked into the stipulations and I think I'm going to go with anthropology instead, but thanks! :)
  • mathgalmathgal Registered User Posts: 3 New Member
    Thanks @justinmega1 for starting this!

    I'll be a CSU>CCC>UC transfer. Didn't like the Cal State I got into and wanted to completely start over.

    Major: Electrical Engineering
    UC GPA: 3.72
    Major GPA: Haven't calculated
    IGETC: Almost, 2 more classes to go
    Major Prep: Will be done this spring

    -Associated Student Government
    -President's List
    -Volunteer at homeless shelter
    -Pre-Law Society
    -math tutor

    Target schools: UCLA, UCSD, maybe Cal, but its definitely worth applying to all of them
  • mightyMETAmightyMETA Registered User Posts: 175 Junior Member
    Thank you @justinmega1 :D Your creating this thread prompted me to make an account!

    A have a couple questions right off the bat:

    1. Does UCLA require a high school diploma or GED in order to transfer?
    2. Where can I find a link to admission statistics for previous years?

    Here's my own little profile for the record:

    CCC student ; I study at Los Angeles Pierce College.
    Major: Mathematics
    GPA: 4.00
    43 units completed so far, including linear algebra and the calculus sequence

    ECs: I work 15-20 hours per week for my dad, who owns a construction company. I spend most of my time either studying mathematics and philosophy, body building, listening to music or watching "intellectuals" debate on the computer.

    I'm afraid to offer any opinions regarding "chances" just yet because I'm not familiar with admissions data; I'm vaguely aware that the UC transfer system is streamlined and as a result it relies mainly on GPA and the completion of major prerequisite courses to determine admission. Hopefully I'll turn out to be useful in other ways, though!
  • Happy2HelpHappy2Help Registered User Posts: 1,219 Senior Member
    edited July 2016
  • justinmega1justinmega1 Registered User Posts: 171 Junior Member
    Hey, no problem guys! I'll be posting my stats soon.
  • goldencubgoldencub Registered User Posts: 1,819 Senior Member
    @mightyMETA None of the UC's require either. You're also very competitive, but you probably know that. Keep up the good work!

    @mathgal Are you pre-law? If so, DEFINITELY talk about that in your personal insight questions. Pre-law STEM people have it rough, but they'll definitely find that interesting.
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