Originally Posted by dvpouldar26
I am also an applicant during this current application cycle.
I wish you the best of luck!
I realized that UC Irvine seemed attractive because I thought it would be easier.
What I really need to do is challenge myself, and compete with the big dogs instead of trying to find a shortcut at a lower-ranked university.
Any tips on how I can make myself stand out, so that I can get those research positions and letters of recommendation?