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November 1, 2010
The Admission Board
University of California (UCLA)
Computer Science Department
42231 Bidwell Road Hat Creek, CA.
RE: ADMISSION APPLICATION FOR MAJOR IN COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING.
I am writing to express my interest for the Bachelor of Computer Science and Engineering Major at the University of California, after completing undergraduate coursework at the Irvine Valley College. My desire to pursue an advanced degree with your institution is motivated by the fact the University is among the top-rated institutions in the country for giving exceptional education in Computer Science and Engineering Technology. Moreover, the University is equipped with modern and state-of-the-art facilities and staff to enable students to obtain their career goals and fulfill their ambitions as computer scientists upon graduation. UCLA’s Computer Science Department has also received several lucrative performance awards such as the Google and Cisco awards.
I would describe myself as an informative, quick thinker, and problem-solver. Usually, when I am asked a question to which I don’t know the answer, I admit this to the person but then I research the content until I come up with an answer. Simply put, I never let any stone unturned when it comes to exploring new knowledge. To illustrate these qualities, I trace back to the time I moved in the U.S. from Taiwan, my home country. I was in 6th grade by then and a new environment meant a lot of challenges in terms of language, social life, and generally, culture. I did not let myself get intimidated by the culture shock even at that young age. I asked my parents to buy me software that would train me on language, and also attended classes and read books that taught me about lifestyles of Americans. Within a month, I was able to freely and eloquently participate in conversations regarding almost any subject and especially on matters of technology, as well as the American history and culture. Researching on new subjects has therefore become an area of liking and I have concent.............
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