Category Archives: Transfer Student Spotlight

Transfer Student Spotlight: Michael “Mike” Charlet

Name: Mike Charlet SDCCD College: San Diego City College Major: History, Minor in Music What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? Take a summer session before Fall quarter starts. Get used to the campus and know where your resources are at before the campus gets too busy. What was your biggest fear about transferring to UC San Diego? I […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Nikki Cox

Name: Nikki Lea Cox SDCCD College: San Diego City and Mesa Colleges Major: History What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? There’s no reason to not do the PATH program. Adjusting to UCSD’s campus and the quarter system is hard, but completely doable. PATH provides not only the resources and familiarity you need to be successful, but it also […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Reginaldo “Reggie” Reyes

Name: Reginaldo “Reggie” Reyes SDCCD College: San Diego Mesa College Majors: History & Political Science What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? Keep those grades up and hustle hard! Your hard work will be rewarded. What was your biggest fear about transferring to UC San Diego? How hard the academic life would be. What part of your transition was […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Rees Freeman

Name: Rees Freeman SDCCD College: San Diego Mesa & City Colleges Major: History What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? Get involved with academic program opportunities and participate as much as possible. Why choose UC San Diego? It was my first choice. Also destiny, my parents met on the UCSD fencing team. What part of your transition was most difficult? Balancing on […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Shel Savage

Name: Shel Savage SDCCD College: San Diego City College Major: Art History What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? Apply to everything possible. Everything. What was your biggest fear about transferring to UC San Diego? Parking, higher learning, having to work. What part of your transition was most difficult? Adapting to the quarter system. Why choose the PATH Program? To help me […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Michelle Le

Name: Michelle Le SDCCD College: San Diego Miramar College Major: History, Ethnic Studies minor What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? Check in with your counselor, all of them. They’re here to help you. I hounded them constantly and in the end, probably visited them 15 times. You need them. Why Choose UC San Diego? Because the resources and the […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Kelly Clemen

Name: Kelly Clemen SDCCD College: San Diego Miramar College Major: Literature/Cultural Studies Major | Ethnic Studies Minor What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? Keep working hard, keep your grades up, and be nice to your professors. Go to any PATH events you can because we’d love to meet you! Ask for help if you need it, and enjoy community […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Kimberly Novobilsky

Name: Kimberly Novobilsky SDCCD College: San Diego Mesa College Major: French Literature and Russian Linguistics What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? I would say to be positive about the transition change. Keep up with the homework, have a schedule each week, and give some time for yourself. The work can be time consuming, but I learned that when the […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Jessica Bravo

Name: Jessica Bravo UCSD College: John Muir College SDCCD College: San Diego City College Major: Theatre What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? If you are an arts or humanities major, don’t get discouraged by UCSD’s STEM reputation. You have a place here. The Arts and Humanities department is wonderful. Classes are not as large, and faculty are helpful, passionate and […]

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Transfer Student Spotlight: Zane DeVitre

Name: Zane DeVitre UC San Diego College: Thurgood Marshall College SDCCD College: San Diego Miramar and Mesa College Major: History, Double minor in Sociology & STS (Science, Technology, & Society) What advice would you give to transfers who are currently at community college? When I first learned about all of the benefits of the PATH program at Miramar, I thought for sure it was too good to […]

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