I've been really busy the past few weeks with college tours and scholarship interviews, and everything is finally coming to a close. This next year, I will be attending the University of California, Los Angeles for Computer Science. I can't wait! Scholarship-wise, I have received a $10,000 scholarship from the UCLA Alumni Association and $10,000 from the Coca-Cola Scholarship Foundation. I have met more amazing people through both programs than I could have ever imagined and I highly recommend that people apply for both scholarships!
For the Coca-Cola scholarship, I was flown out to Atlanta, Georgia for a weekend of fun and interviews. There were about 250 of us scholars and we listened to presentations, toured various landmarks and were interviewed by some Coca-Cola Alumni. It was an amazing program! I met outstanding high school seniors from all over the country that had started non-profits, worked for defense contractors and fought gang-violence in their communities (just to name a few). I can't even begin to say how truly honored I am to have met them!
For the UCLA Alumni scholarship, I had to go through a 3 part competition with the other 30-something scholars from around California. I had to miss the first day, which was team building and games, because I was in Atlanta for my interview, but the second day was a ton of fun! I met many awesome people and I can't wait to go to school with them next year!
Thanks for stopping by and Go Bruins!