UC Irvine Tours & Reviews

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This is Claudia do. She's a student. The Palmer. Our school of business. Could you introduce yourself? Yeah. Hi, everyone. My name is Claudio. Do I'm a third year business initiation student at U. C. Irvine under the Palmer Off school of business. So why did you use your school? So I knew I wanted to stay in California when I was applying to colleges, and I knew I wanted to do business. I want to be Khan. I wanted to strictly business. And the on ly three, you see, is like within California who do business. Berkeley, Irvine and Riverside. Um, I also knew I wanted to go to school in Southern California, so I basically just aimed for UC Irvine all their high school. Is there anything about u C. Irvine? That special specifically for the business school you noticed specifically for the business school. So we're relatively new school. I believe we've been around for four to five years right now. Um, and I think it's kind of good that we knew because we're constantly, you know, when you're constantly changing the structure of the school to kind of compete with other business school. So I think It's really cool that were new. So you told me the business school also has its own student body. Couldn't tell me about that. Yeah. So I'm part of Moosa, which stands for the Maraj Undergraduate Student association, which is basically the student government of garage. So specifically my position. I'm v p of active affairs. So I basically act as a liaison between academic and faculty. But basically, Moussa is It's just like the governing body of the of business students who basically kind of like, help students like academically and professionally. Do you plant like activities? Yeah. So we plan. And, um, so all week one, we plan, like welcome weeks for them. Um, specifically my role I want to focus on, like, transfer students and engaging them into the community. So I held a lot of events for transfer suits, Um, thirty years and fourth years, but we typically and finally, most Ross students to Arbenz. And what was your major business administration? How is that different from other majors here? The school? Yeah. So, basically the main business majors at UC Irvine, Our business administration or business. E con eso business economies actually under the school of social science. And I believe the majors is more focused on like Ik Kon and like statistics, while Business Administration is kind of what the overall arching business in general. So we have, like, emphasis, is or like specializations. So you can do, like accounting, finance, marketing, um, organizational management. So we have all these, like they, uh, like branches of business versus other majors. They just have like they're one major, which is the and how are the classes like? Are they difficult or easy academic climate, like so? I actually really like our business classes because because our school smaller because we're relatively new, a lot of our classes are very engaged. So I want to say that the maximum classroom sizes about like one hundred students and, like the smallest, could be like thirty, which I really like it. It's almost as if like you're going to a public school, but you're getting like a private school education. At least the business school. Um, and most of our business school assignments are very project based. So we work in groups very often on DH. Then I just like it cause it's very interactive with your classmates. No further business school. And you see, I in general, what's your favorite part and least favorite? So you see, in general, I probably say my favorite part is the location. Definitely. I feel like I'm obviously very biased, but I feel like Irvine has the best location. We're only an hour away from L. A and we're only like, four five minutes away from San Diego and Irvine specifically is surrounded by great food and the location just very clean. It's very safe, and it's really beautiful. What about your least favorite part? Um, I would probably say my least favorite part. It's probably the parking. Yeah, so are parking structures are constantly filled. And it's actually a very common problem for people. So, like, be late to school sometimes because they can't find parking or it takes like, thirty to forty minutes to find parking. The drunker I don't buy have friends who dio and they complain to me. So So do you take the bus to school or how do you know? So I I actually live twenty minutes walking from campus, so I basically walked to school every day, so that be a smart thing to do? Yes, yes. If you want to, like, live on your campus, you should definitely live like on campus or like a like a neighboring apartment or some. Well, that sounds good. Thank you. I want to get into UC I. There's a couple of things to consider. Most importantly, really, what determines your admissions, not only with your G P a n your grades you got in school. That attests, Tio, What they can see of your character Us Really? What they see extracurriculars are important. Show that your social doing things for the community, um, show what skills you have that other people may not have. If you're good at building things, make something, make a make a shadow or make a device and really display it on a Web site. You know, if you want to make personal website, that's great. Because it expands what the college admissions people know about you. Um, also, I want to make you where that because your major really is what determines whether you I have an easier time getting into UC I or not. Sometimes it may be easier just to choose a less critical major one that's has higher acceptances to get into. And once you get into you see, I, um then he concession to the major. You want this? I wouldn't call it cheating, but if you really want to get into the school. Um, this is a way to do it, because if you apply it to computer science that you see, I you might have a harder time than if you fly for electrical engineering, then switched to computers times once you're in. You see, I Now, if you're a transfer student, be aware that you cannot transfer to the You see, I, um information and computer science to school starting in twenty twenty because they're opting out of the tag program specifically for the computer science program here at U. C. I, um So, you know, if your transfer student, you will have to deal with that if you want to do computer science. But really be aware that you can change your major, change your major when applying and We're about to go to Corsica. Yeah, you know. People clearly care. First smash. And you. Pretty cool place. So anyone can I know this area. Creator being because there's a lot of computers, high power technologies and fast so you'll get well, you do have to pay for the computers, but it's less than five bucks an hour, so it's it'll be good. So one of the hidden gems about you see Eyes, University Club. This place was just recently renovated, and it's kind of on campus off campus. But it's a great place for any parties that were going on that are school focus, basically, maybe for faculty essentially, but it's very cool and very open. But there are events here, a lot of tables and just beautiful. And there's even this little like altar or you could relax. You're saying whatever you want to do, you know, it's nice re open here. It's cool. So this is Peter the amphitheater. The only school that Peter, it's very well story planning a wedding, people original options so strict on Peter's name So this is Mason court right there. Mason Court Powers will take a look inside and right under one of phone is actually a food court. The anti eatery, the name. We'll check him out. Right now, we're in fire balls. There's a giant window seats if you wanna watch TV here. Along with that, the rooms are generally set up so that there is four people rooms, four people around. And about that, this one's five four look just up here and it's always pretty. We'll do a lot of decorations like yours, shop for it, which makes the place, you know, unique. And so in this tower is the rooms usually come in sets of four people, others for that's Here is a lot of room for you to store any of your items. Bring some with some desks. You could decorate it A lot of cabinets. You're going to use every benefit man along with this room, there's another room sharing a bathroom. You don't really need to use any public. You have it all here. We also have shared kitchen and each of these florist. So you got to sing related and, you know, Fred, So there's a couple of other places we could live here, but when you're outside, you could play volleyball. Awesome exercise bars here. And it's nice to know when people play for his views here and even relax in the sun. This is Mason Court. When I looked at Mesa court, I liked it a lot. It was really fun. I got to meet a lot of new people. I recommend keeping your door open for the first week, so that, uh, people walked by, you know, you could meet them and the friends you make in your first year That wants to really stick with you, Peter, at the rest of your years. Uh, you see, I So, uh, I actually find my roommates through a friend. Um, he knew we were going to use C I and he told me, and we just paired up. But there's also other ways you could buy roommates, especially online. And if not, you could be paired with rent a couple people, but they'll be your best friends. When you move in terms of dorm room essentials, I'd say, Definitely get your basics. You know, toothbrush, toothpaste, uh, get a lot of tide pods because you're gonna be doing a lot of laundry, a lot of clothes because, you know, you want stay fresh every day, bring a lot of snacks because they're going to be those nights where you just wanna have some hot Cheetos the printer, Because if you want to print from the library, it's twenty five cents. But if you have your own, you can print as many copies as you want. Super fast, super quick and it's usually super helpful for My very first water full of game of the season. This is half time right now, but the show's about to start travel. So you see, we have a lot of sports going on water full of tennis, fast people. You know that difficult. But we're a division one school for many for sport, so it's very festive and very entertaining. Competitive. When you see these teams playing us, other schools, you know, every day there's a couple games a week and they're always entertaining to go to. Even though you see, I does not have a football team where the order you see we've got a football team, All the other sports get more of the attention so that they could shine in these everyday activities. So I really loved coming to these games. I've been through a lot last year and I'm starting to do that this year. Super fun to watch. And even if you know someone on the team for them, it's great. This is a soccer field here, woman. Starting today, it's also track field. See, it was Let's go. So there are a lot of seats over here. As you can see people, they're probably separated into two sides. That's a cable to down. Sports. Games are a typical night out for me, you know, after a long day of school work, home mortgage. It's nice to sit and relax and watch the people play out here. It's very, very beautiful at night. You can see the cityscape, especially here on the soccer fields, and it's just very competitive and interesting to watch all these players play. I'm still going on. Spin a late night, go home. Let's head inside one of the lecture halls. You see a lot of murders, Eugene. This one conceived me. Four hundred students, five hundred, three hundred. It's a lot class is about to start. Modest, and this year it's public school. No, Actually, I'm not even a part of this, so I'm probably gonna leave, But yeah, the rooms are huge. A lot of people don't expect anything less. Honest truth. What you Yeah. Warren. No. So I'm going to take you to another classroom or a love. They can either be both, but they're around thirty forty students a lot of room. Theis quickly see to make it easy to communicate with your partners to foster discussion and intellectual growth. We'll see if every thing about living in the towers. I really like how the towers air very modern. They're super new, and we get to have her own microwave and a fridge because i'm a big foodie and i like to cook in my dorm, and i really like your bathroom, which we're going to show you right now. And you rent those, right? Yeah, we rented. So you can actually rent the micro fridges through this school. So they're already here when you move in and you just leave them when you move out and it's really convenient. So this is the bathroom. This is one of the best parts about living in the towers. Is that basically your quad as well as the quad across from you, which is obviously girl and girl. They share one bathroom. So here is the door to the hallway. So here's one shot. They're actually really nice and clean. You obviously get cleaning on the weekends here twice a week, someone comes in to clean some here of the stalls. There's two stalls. Come on, tell rex another shower. Lots of shelving. Storage with which my whole does not have and two six here. So that's a really nice. So another thing that's a really cool about. The towers has got each floor, shares a laundry room, which looks like there's a table in there so you can study while you wait for your laundry and there's a kitchen and, um, a couch. Hey, what is going on? Guys at this moment way are at the University Town center. This is UTC here. I eased your mind right now I'm gonna show you the inner part of you TC So you guys can see one of the greatest places that you can eat If you come to use your mind, All right, here we go. First of all, we have Mendocino Farms, which is a sandwich market. It's a pretty good place. I really like it because it's healthy, but it is a little bit pricey, but I think it is really good because it's quality. So next up way have Eureka is more of a dining kind of place. On this side. We have the shops, itches, places we can get a haircut on this side. We have some dessert on this side. We have a unit girl, which I really enjoy your oxen. And on this side, this is where most of the people here, you see, I get there famous, Both of us here. You see, I the movers with famous everyone and always has a mobile with them. So you like one. Come, Charlie. It's a pretty good place. Right out. All right. On this side, we have Afghan grill. I've actually never been over here. I think this one's new. Yeah, it's kind of new, So check it out sometime soon. Now let you guys know how with this, All right, now that's more to the other side. Let me go on this side. Have a good plan. So a regular your your place where you could get some yogurt and put some toppings on it. On this side, we have Jimmy John's, which are also sandwiches. It is a living different from Mendocino Farms but their auction in there and they're also pretty good on this side way. Have ramen on today. Green. We're going to miss it. Go, go. There's really good guys. I recommend you got to try it. I'LL see you guys in the next video. Now when I go eat. See you later. Hey, guys, what's up? It's me again. Uh, I just wanted to quickly do a one on one kind of sit down type of videos, so you guys get a little bit more background and personal. I am originally from, um, northern California, this little area on the central coast called Monterey Bay, where the silliness area. If you guys know where that is, that's about seven hours away. But I do appreciate that there are so many diverse bodies here at U. C. I just even in my little hall of sixty five, sixty five students, we have so many international, so many out of skates and a lot of people also from Northern California, which is great. And it's very diverse being the number one school doing the most with the American dream. I am a business administration major here at U. C. I being a very fairly new business program here at U. C. I. The Palmer School of Business is only about ten years old, I believe were already on. And I think, top fifty for public programs in the nation, which is really impressive considering the age of our school. But I do get a lot of questions about this and why I actually chose Berkeley in the hospital of business. I actually chose you See, I over Berkeley. So I'm going to go over this very quickly. But basically one major major tip I have for you guys, seniors is to definitely look so deeply into the programs that you guys are being accepted into and the type of commitment that you are putting yourself under. Some programs are very different than the others, along with campus culture, location, um, family. Other things like that, um, the program of your major. Regardless, if you're undeclared or not, your perspective programs are very important. For example, the House School of Business at Berkeley requires you to reapply into their business school your third year, and that's something that I didn't want to do and I didn't very agree with. But that's completely my opinion, and that's something that I didn't want to do. I wanted to start my business career right away is the first year and do as much as I could going through all four years. So that's something to keep in mind. That's my biggest tip. As for majors, go, whatever major you are especially bio. Um and stem majors. Think about research opportunities. I know you see Isa Great Research University shout out. Hey, what's going on? Guys, Today we are Pippins. Since is one of the uterus here. You see, I the other one is an injury which is located Mess Accord. This one s in middle Earth. Let's take a look way. Go right off this corner. We got cereal which you can get any time today. Here we have waffles and got some fresh fruits on this Benign in apples. Let's go over to the other side. Other side. We have some specials to put on your brothers. You get over here, Have some french fries. Not today's Friday. What warning? Today we have on this now, both of the eateries, an injury and didn't have pizza on this side. We have no begin stage. And on this side we have dessert. And this I will have some of the drinks. Enough of water with flavor on this side, asking you to be healthy, side and on this side without more drinks on this fire, uh, usually got pastas. And yet you can't make your own pants on this time with your testicles. And you possible that you want to have a baby have a friend today. This sign they have a sidebar so you can make a salad taking off make you a sandwich. If you want a guy who's getting a read on and on this one, you can also sit outside, even though it's not as beautiful as in one inmate support or you can inside like that. He also has a level in the second floor. All right, guys, that was it. For Pippins, it is way smaller than the an injury, and I don't think it's as nice. But the good thing about it is that not many people come to Pippins, so it's mother place. But with last people. So I believe that comets it's a little bit All right, guys. That's it. For Pippins. Stay tuned for the next video