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Currently unenrolled, Jessica Nazar is a self-sufficient out-of-state student who deals with the complications of balancing work, student fees and filing for resident status with the university, which requires students under 24 years of age to be financially self-sufficient for two years before gaining residency.

Out-of-state undergrads face economic hardships, struggle to stay at UCLA

When Jessica Nazar first arrived in Los Angeles, she was a 17-year-old emancipated minor with no friends or family in the city and no place to live. Nazar said she had dreamt of coming to UCLA since the age of 10 and hoped that attending a school far away from her native New York would help her to escape the personal hardship she experienced there. Read more...

Photo: Currently unenrolled, Jessica Nazar is a self-sufficient out-of-state student who deals with the complications of balancing work, student fees and filing for resident status with the university, which requires students under 24 years of age to be financially self-sufficient for two years before gaining residency.

Currently unenrolled, Jessica Nazar is a self-sufficient out-of-state student who deals with the complications of balancing work, student fees and filing for resident status with the university, which requires students under 24 years of age to be financially self-sufficient for two years before gaining residency.



UCLA Professor Terence Tao runs a popular mathematics blog titled "What's New" that serves as an interactive learning space for more than 40,000 readers worldwide. An academic paper based entirely on six months' worth of collaborative research through the site is now ready to be submitted.

UCLA mathematician Terence Tao’s site has audience of 40,000

When he was 2, he would watch his grandmother draw numbers with detergent while she was polishing the windows. At the age of 13, he was enrolled as an undergraduate student at Flinders University, Australia, penciling mathematical computations. Read more...

Photo: UCLA Professor Terence Tao runs a popular mathematics blog titled "What's New" that serves as an interactive learning space for more than 40,000 readers worldwide. An academic paper based entirely on six months' worth of collaborative research through the site is now ready to be submitted.

UCLA Professor Terence Tao runs a popular mathematics blog titled "What's New" that serves as an interactive learning space for more than 40,000 readers worldwide. An academic paper based entirely on six months' worth of collaborative research through the site is now ready to be submitted.



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