My Daughter Just Got Accepted at UCLA

Discussion in 'General Distance Learning Discussions' started by SurfDoctor, Apr 21, 2012.

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  1. SurfDoctor

    SurfDoctor Moderator Staff Member

    It's a miracle. We just got word that she got into UCLA when over 10,000 applicants were denied. Woo Hoo, I'm so excited! (now does anyone have any money I could borrow?)
     
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  2. rebel100

    rebel100 New Member

    WOW! Congratulations!!!
     
  3. skidadl

    skidadl Member

    That's awesome man! Congratulations.
     
  4. Abner

    Abner Well-Known Member

    Right on!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulate her for me!

    Abner :smile:
     
  5. Ted Heiks

    Ted Heiks Moderator and Distinguished Senior Member Staff Member

    Congratulations!
     
  6. Julie1014

    Julie1014 New Member

    How exciting! You must be so proud of her! Does she know what she wants to major in?
     
  7. ryoder

    ryoder New Member

    Very cool Surf!
     
  8. edwardlynch

    edwardlynch New Member

    Cool!! congratulation.... why don't you try some scholarship?
     
  9. japhy4529

    japhy4529 House Bassist

    Congratulations to her!!
     
  10. NMTTD

    NMTTD Member

    Thats awesome!! Whats her major?
     
  11. Kizmet

    Kizmet Moderator Staff Member

    Congratulations to you both. She must be a very good student. I have a question about UCLA (I've never been to LA). Is it a hardcore urban campus that's integrated into the cityscape or is it somehow a more condensed and separate from the surrounding neighborhoods? Just curious.
     
  12. SurfDoctor

    SurfDoctor Moderator Staff Member

    It's fairly condensed as a hardcore campus that fits the cityscape that is separate from the surrounding neighborhoods but is integrated into the lifestyle of the urban scene. How's that for non-answer? :smile: Actually, I've never seen it, but I'll ask my daughter and let you know.
     
  13. SurfDoctor

    SurfDoctor Moderator Staff Member

    She applied as an English major, but I'm hoping and praying that she will be able to switch to something more useful. Especially considering the price tag involved. Nothing wrong with English, but it does not open the door to many jobs.
     
  14. Julie1014

    Julie1014 New Member

    Mabye someday she will become a well-known English professor :)
     
  15. NMTTD

    NMTTD Member

    What else is she interested in besides English? Is there a particular job she wants the requires that major, or does she just like English?
     
  16. Shawn Ambrose

    Shawn Ambrose New Member

    Congrats! And don't sweat the English Major - lots of businesses love English/Communications majors!
     
  17. soupbone

    soupbone Active Member

    Very cool! Congrats!
     
  18. SurfDoctor

    SurfDoctor Moderator Staff Member

    Oh, that's comforting, thank you.
     
  19. SurfDoctor

    SurfDoctor Moderator Staff Member

    She is actually interested in marketing too. Daddy votes for that one. However, Shawn and others tell me that many businesses look favorably on English majors and coming from UCLA, it might work out OK for her. I might start a thread on that idea and get some more input.
     
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  20. keegan

    keegan New Member

    That's amazing, Congratulations !
     

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