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University of California Los Angeles

United States of America

14th US-News World Ranking

The University of California Background

Established in 1919, University of California, Los Angeles (also known as UCLA) is one of the most sought-after public university. Spread over a campus of 419- acres, the university is located on the union of Santa Monica Mountains, Pacific Ocean, and Hollywood.

The University of California Achievements and USP

Known for its diversity and academic interests, UCLA is a constantly top-ranked public university. UCLA has more than 3800 courses in 109 academic departments with more than 125 majors and 80 minors.

Its ability to redefine what's possible has brought many laurels to the university like 13 Nobel prizes, 12 MacArthur Fellowships, and 261 Olympic medals. The university is also known for its student diversity in terms of the ethnicity/race. More than 140 companies have been created based on the technology developed by UCLA. The university is granted about $1 billion as research funding a year and has been accredited with more than 2900 inventions, including the birth of the internet. 

University of California Ranking

University of CaliforniaLos Angeles's ranking in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges is NationalUniversities, 19.

University of California  Notable Alumni

Sara Bareilles (Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter and pianist), George Takei (Actor, Star Trek)

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Sneha Somayan

Sneha Somayan is currently studying at University of California Berkeley in the Liberal Arts – College of Letters and Sciences. She graduated her high school from Dubai International Academy; and secured an ACT score of 31/36. Her favorite extra-curricular activity is community service and volunteering as she strongly believes in giving back to the society. She received from other top universities like Emory, Northeastern, UC Irvine, and UC Los Angeles.

Sneha's Testimonial:

My family and I would like to thank Varun and Roshan for their support and guidance for almost 2 years during which I appeared for the ACT, completed my college applications with essays and until the final selection at UC Berkeley. They were always available to meet with us in person and on Skype and gave us proper guidance every step of the way. Varun took the time to understand my preferences and helped with identifying the right Universities that I should be applying to and we had very useful discussions for the essays and applications. Roshan was always available to ensure that all applications and essays were ready and submitted on time. During the entire 2 years that we worked with Brighter Prep, we always felt that we made the right decision to work with them. I would strongly recommend them for commitment and expertise.

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