The Journey- How I got to Cal (Part 5)

Published Tuesday, February 22, 2011 by Tarang

Hello! I hope you’ve all caught up on Glee just as I have and are ready for Part 5. Let’s flash-forward to March when admissions decisions for freshman applicants are given out. (Visit http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/ for general information on dates, deadlines, and applying to the UC system). I was feeling pretty good. I had spent thorough time on writing my essays and filling out my application. I had made sure all my documents like transcripts were in order, and now all I had to do was wait. This was a good and bad thing. The good part… Continue Reading

The Journey- How I got to Cal (Part 1)

Published Monday, February 14, 2011 by Tarang

It is always difficult to pick which colleges to apply to because there are so many factors involved. There are quantitative factors such as grades and SATs, and then there are qualitative factors such as major programs and location. Just like any other high school student, I was confused as to which colleges to choose. I decided to use the summer between junior and senior year to create a list of colleges that were appropriate for me. Before I get to that summer though, I must give a little background. I was a student at… Continue Reading