Happy Thursday! It's been a little over a week since our Round 1 application deadline, and adcoms have been super busy reading files. It's time for a little break away from the iPad to grab some coffee, do some stretches, and post a brief status update for our Round 1 applicants.
Interview invitations have started going out this week, and we anticipate sending invitations regularly until about mid-December. After that, the volume of invites will decrease significantly, though it's still possible for some invites to go out even up to a few days before the Round 1 decision release day. Keep in mind that the entire UCLA campus will shut down for our annual winter closure the last 2 weeks of December so we will not be sending invites or conducting interviews during that time frame.
Admissions interviews are conducted primarily by our 2nd year student interviewers, either in-person on campus or via Skype. Both platforms are perfectly fine and there's no preference for one vs. the other - it's all about what is more convenient for you. Some non-local candidates choose an on-campus interview so they can visit campus and sit in on a class while they're here. A detailed post on the admissions interview is coming soon, so stay tuned!
Ok, break's up, now it's time to get back to those files. Please let us know if you have any additional questions and we'll be happy to help!