Rachel Smith

Rachel Smith

Number of quarters in CCL: First

Why do you think it is important to study diversity and inclusion? Studying diversity and inclusion allows us to take a good look at ourselves and current state of the world we live in. Only by taking an honest look at the way things are and have been, can we ever hope to change the future.

Describe a time you felt socially connected to UCLA? 

It can be difficult to feel socially connected as a new transfer student. Luckily, UCLA is very proud of its transfer community. The relationships I’ve made with other transfers have been the first of many strong ties that connect me to UCLA.