A Pebble on the Beach

Tell us about a talent, experience, contribution or personal quality you will bring to the University of California. To finish off the junior year, our English instructor told us to compose one last piece concerning our personal beliefs, and I worried about the consequences of reading my controversial paper on homosexuality in front of the … Read moreA Pebble on the Beach

I was thirteen when I knew…

How have you taken advantage of the educational opportunities you have had to prepare for college? I was thirteen when I knew. After the first grade report came in, my “A’s” gleaming gloriously, a testament to my perseverance and academic achievement, I decided to seek this “education thing” with all that is in me. There … Read moreI was thirteen when I knew…

The Perfect Role Model

Open-Ended This question seeks to give students the opportunity to share important aspects of their schooling or their lives – such as their personal circumstances, family experiences and opportunities that were or were not available at their school or college – that may not have been sufficiently addressed elsewhere in the application. Open-Ended This question … Read moreThe Perfect Role Model