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Academic Rigor
4.4591
Dorm Life
4.1792
Food and Dining
4.5837
Bang for the buck
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Clubs and Activities
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Greek Life
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Most Helpful Review for University of California-Los Angeles
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Ronald from Cerritos, CA
  • 89 out of 91 people found this review helpful

At UCLA, each academic term, or quarter, lasts for only ten weeks. With that said, you'll definitely learn what you're made of when attending this school. Each quarter will pass by very quickly, so you'll be forced to learn how to juggle classwork with extracurricular activities. Furthermore, you'll be brought into a special community of talented people and will learn how to be humble because you'll be surrounded by students that are just as intelligent and hard-working as you are. I definitely learned to be more modest in my first year, and I'm grateful...

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  • A.K. from California
  • Jul-22-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    UCLA has an absolutely gorgeous campus. Additionally, the campus food is delicious! (Do I even need to say anything else? b/c good food is all you need :) )

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  • Lauren
  • Jul-21-2014 I am a current student here

    UCLA is an amazing school if you love being around people and testing your academic (and social!) limits. There are so many clubs and teams and there is literally something for everyone. While attending UCLA is a challenge, the people you meet, the experiences you have, and the things you learn make it so worth it.

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  • Traver from Tracy, CA
  • Jul-09-2014 I am a current student here

    I love my college. It's very friendly, and provides a great academic community. There's endless opportunities of what one can do at UCLA, and there's available connections everywhere you turn.

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  • just a kid
  • Jun-30-2014 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    It is a great looking school. Awesome academics. Food court is bomb.

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  • Brittney
  • Jun-13-2014 I am a current student here

    All I can say is absolutely amazing! The combined atmosphere, academics and social life offered here amount to much more than what I was expecting. I couldn't imagine going anywhere else.

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  • Jake from San Diego, CA
  • Apr-13-2014 I am a current student here

    UCLA deserves its prestige as one of the best colleges in the nation. It is one of the top research universities in the nation, so your professors are the ones doing the cutting edge research. AND, school is not just about academics: there's the great community of the dorms, close proximity to the nightlife of the frats or anywhere in LA!

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  • Dahye from Los Angeles, CA
  • Apr-09-2014 I am a current student here

    I personally find it an awesome university. There are various fields of study and majors, good dormitory meals and buildings, many students from around the world, and famous sport teams. The college staffs are very supportive and open-minded.

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  • anonymous
  • Mar-28-2014 I am a current student here

    There are great things to eat, people to meet, and things to do. The experience is marked by an intense academic rigor - no matter your major, you will find it difficult. It will be incredibly fun at times, and dreadfully stressful in others.

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  • Ashley from Los Angeles, CA
  • Mar-27-2014 I am a current student here

    UCLA is a goldmine of academic, athletic, extracurricular, leadership, jobs, and athletic opportunity. Its diverse and offers a lot in terms of activities to its students. As a large school, the population can be overwhelming.

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  • Anonymous
  • Mar-26-2014 I am a current student here

    UCLA is good school all around; the reputation is good, social life is great, and there's lots to do since it's in Los Angeles. Academics can be tough especially since you compete against a lot of students and sometimes professors don't care about how well you are doing. It's can also be really hard and stressful if you DON'T come in with college credit.

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