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You’ll need to be at the top of your class to have a chance of being admitted to UCLA.
There are so many applicants scoring 29 and above that a 25 will make your application stand out… The University of California website offers good insight into how to answer each of these questions, with specific questions that you can refer to in order to prompt your imagination.
It’s no secret that one of the greatest appeals to attending UCLA is the amazing Southern California weather and the excitement of living in busy (and sometimes glitzy) Los Angeles.Those three words give us a hint at what it looks for in applicants.First, UCLA looks for students that value education.You’ll likely have a few schools to choose from—schools that all thought you’d be a great fit on their campus. So they look to accept students who really want to attend their college specifically.If you can prove on your application that you really want to attend UCLA specifically, the admissions committee may be swayed in your favor.Having outstanding standardized test scores will help you compete effectively against other applicants who have higher GPAs than you.You can submit up to six SAT scores without raising any eyebrows in the admissions office.If you’re still in your freshman, sophomore, or junior year of high school, plan to take some advanced classes to up your GPA.You’ll need to be disciplined and work hard to compete with the other applicants.UCLA describes its core mission in three words: education, research, and service.As a public research university, UCLA’s job is not only to teach its students, but to empower them to make positive change in the world.