Applying to medical school is the apex of any pre-medical student’s journey.
But for some students, it’s possible their efforts may not even be considered.
The Daily Bruin reported in January that the David Geffen School of Medicine is raising its admission thresholds to a minimum 3.4 math and science GPA and a minimum 512 score on the MCAT, a score at the 88th percentile.
As high school students all over the country rejoice about gaining admission into UCLA, some may be disappointed to find out it is too late to apply for one of the university’s most prestigious merit-based scholarships.
Reading UCLA’s common book wasn’t all that common. But this year, that seems to be changing.
The Common Book Selection Committee, which consists of faculty members, students and UCLA community members, selects a book each year they believe is noteworthy and important for students to read.
Graduate students at UCLA might have to pay taxes on money they don’t make.
The United States House of Representatives passed a tax bill Nov. 16 aimed at reforming the tax code system.
Admission into a top-20 ranked medical school is notoriously difficult – acceptance rates hover around 1.8 percent to 3.9 percent.
But for many pre-med students at UCLA, gaining access to student shadowing opportunities can seem just as challenging.
UCLA offers hundreds of classes to its students. Tragically, however, no student will ever come close to taking full advantage of these wonderful educational opportunities.
UCLA pre-medical students were in for a surprise when they received emails from not one but two science departments informing them of curriculum changes on the same day last quarter.
I’ll never forget how I felt walking around campus during zero week. I had just decided I wanted to attend medical school and couldn’t help but be amazed by the sheer number of health-related clubs, organizations and informational events on campus.
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