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Transfer Student Spotlight: Rudy Rivera

Name: Rudy Rivera UC San Diego College: Eleanor Roosevelt Community College: San Diego City College Major: History (Emphasis in Law) Minor: Political Science (Emphasis in Political Theory) What was the hardest thing about transferring? The hardest part of transferring was getting acclimated with the wide variety of locations/resources offered on campus. Also, the quarter system […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Andrew Powers

Name: Andrew Powers Community College: San Diego City College UC San Diego College: Warren Major: Literature/Writing What was the hardest part of transferring? The hardest part about transferring, for me, was dealing with all of the stress involving applications, their fees, and their due dates. Juggling my work life with school was already a challenge when […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Mike Lowenhaupt

Name: Mike Lowenhaupt Community College: San Diego Mesa Community College UC San Diego College: Muir College Major: Literature/Writing What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? The best advice I can give to those looking to transfer is that you need to complete IGETC, talk to your transfer advisors regularly, […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Leslie Zamora

Name: Leslie Zamora UC San Diego College: Warren SDCCD College: City College Major: Literatures in English Minor: Education Studies What was the hardest part of transferring? Making sure I had all my math requirements for transferring with IGETC. When I went to City College I had not done very well on the math part of […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Rebecca Chhay

Name: Rebecca Chhay Community College: Miramar College UC San Diego College: Muir Major: Literatures in English Minor: Ethnic Studies What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? I would definitely recommend completing IGETC, using assist.org, and researching multiple schools. I didn’t initially apply to UC San Diego because of its reputation […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Anna Strahan

Name: Anna Strahan Community College: Mesa College UC San Diego College: Warren Major: Speculative Design What was the hardest part of transferring? The hardest part of transferring was getting to know the campus and getting involved on campus. Being a transfer student you don’t have much time to explore other majors (if you want to graduate in 2 years). I […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Veronica Arredondo

Name: Veronica Arredondo Community College: Mesa & Miramar Colleges UC San Diego College: Muir Major: Literatures in English What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? The best advice I can give is to never give up your dream to transfer into the school of your choice. After all, this is […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Joanie Lopez

Name: Joanie Lopez Community College: San Diego City College UC San Diego College: Sixth Major: U.S Latino/Latin American Literatures Minor: Chicano/a and Latino/a Arts and Humanities What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? They need to come to UC San Diego to check it out for themselves, and see what […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Aaron Valdivia

We’re starting a new blog series featuring the experiences of 2017 Preparing Accomplished Transfers to the Humanities (PATH) Summer Academy attendees and other transfer students. Name: Aaron Valdivia College: Sixth Major: Japanese Studies Minor: Film Studies What was the hardest part of transferring? Filling out the application. It seemed easy enough, but because I attended all […]

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Off-Campus Housing during the school year

UC San Diego has great new Off-Campus Housing website and service managed by University Centers: https://offcampushousing.ucsd.edu/ Current students, faculty, and staff can sign in using their UC San Diego credentials to search and post rental listings or find roommates. Incoming staff and students can register for a temporary “guest account” (until they get their UC […]

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