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UCLA Ambassador Virtual Visit for 11th Grade Students

Hello DVD Students and Families,

Next Friday April 23rd, UCLA Bruin Ambassador, Connor Ching, will be holding a virtual presentation on UCLA that will encompass the following topics:

  • The different UC campuses
  • Financial aid and scholarships in the UC system
  • Admissions requirements common to all UC schools.

If you are a junior student that is potentially interested in applying to UCLA or another UC school in fall of 2021 as a then senior. Please feel free to attend this virtual presentation to learn more about UCLA and what to look out for as you go into your senior year! No Sign up required. See information below.

Presentation details:
Date/Time: Friday, April 23rd from 5-6 pm
Zoom link:


Da Vinci Freshman UCLA Presentation

Hello DVD 9th grade families!

Conner Ching, UCLA Ambassador, will be giving a presentation on UCLA next week in which he will introduce students and families to opportunities available at a university such as UCLA (majors, study abroad, research, etc.) 9th graders! It’s never too early to start learning about and exploring post-secondary options, before you know it you’ll be a senior applying to college!

See the details below:

Date/Time: Tuesday, March 2nd, 5-6pm PT

Zoom Link:

Presentation Description: ” In this presentation, I’ll introduce freshmen students to what life looks like at UCLA, including classes, clubs, and residential life. I’ll also provide a basic overview of the UC Application and the qualities UCLA looks for in applicants. Throughout the presentation, I’ll share my personal experience applying to UCLA and being a student at UCLA, and answer any questions students have about UCLA, the UCs, or the college application process in general.”

Use this opportunity to learn a bit about UCLA from someone who actually attended and now currently works for UCLA!

Upcoming Virtual College Visits

Hello designers! This is a quick announcement to let you all know that we already have some virtual college rep visits lined up for Design!

Who: Seniors and Juniors


Please look below for a quick glance at some of the colleges and universities that will be visiting Design virtually! Students should be able to register for these visits via their Naviance homepage, on the day of the event students must then go back into their Naviance to find the appropriate Zoom link.


Virtual College Visits

Art Center College of Design, Pasadena CA, Wednesday September 9 11:40-12:10pm
Hult International Business School San Francisco, San Francisco CA, September 9 3:00-3:30pm
Dominican University of California, San Rafael CA, September 15 3:00-3:30pm
Smith College, North Hampton MA, Wednesday September 16 11:40-12:10pm ( women’s college)
University of California-Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara CA, Wednesday September 16 3:00-3:30pm
University of California-San Diego, San Diego CA, Thursday September 17 11:40-12:10pm
University of Redlands, Redlands CA, Thursday September 17 3:00-3:30pm
Chapman University, Orange CA, Monday September 21 11:40-12:10pm
Hawaii Pacific University. Honolulu HI. Monday September 21 12:30-1:00pm
Students! Please continue to check your Naviance accounts regularly as more colleges and universities will be added to the list as the weeks progress. Some of these visits are as soon as this coming week so don’t forget to sign up!