What UCLA is doing is denying people or waitlisiting them to be nice that probably will not go to UCLA anyways (or at least by their calculations). They are doing this to increase the number of students they admit that actually come to the school.
Dood, you guys need to check out some of the people who were recently waitlisted at UCLA poopy 169 3.42 X 7 Waitlisted 01/13/04 02/10/04 04/07/04 Christine03 177 3.46 X 3 Waitlisted 12/12/03 04/15/04 sophie13 169 3.55 X 2 Waitlisted Casedork 168 3.55 X 6 Waitlisted 01/26/04 02/25/04 04/09/04 wintergirl 161 4.13 X Waitlisted preppykc 165 3.69 X 2 Waitlisted 04/15/04 asriyal 166 3.66 X 1 Waitlisted 12/04/03 03/04/04 04/05/04 daniel 163 3.85 X Waitlisted tiyo 170 3.10 X 1 Waitlisted bigswingface 171 3.55 X 3 Waitlisted what the hell??? those numbers are pretty good...i hate UCLA. i have to admit tho that much of my hate stems from being waitlisted too. hahaha
So I'm the girl whose numbers you just quoted, and I really am kind of bitter. UCLA was my first choice. I got accepted to Michigan, Northwestern, Georgetown, etc. when all I really wanted to do was stay in LA. (I got into USC, but I just really don't like the law school there.) I would go to UCLA anyways, I would love to go to UCLA anyways, I would trade all my other acceptances to go to UCLA anyways.I hope I don't have any less apparent flaws, I'm assuming they're not too bad if I got into the other schools - I'm wondering if it's because I went to a UC (Cal) or if they have too many people from my major or what. But UC's have a reputation for being somewhat arbitrary. I'll be moving to Chicago in a few months to attend Northwestern. Dammit.