University of California - Los Angeles

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by Ricardo John De Guzman III - December 30, 2008

Tell us about a personal quality, talent, accomplishment, contribution or experience that is important to you. What about this quality or accomplishment makes you proud and how does it relate to the person you are?

Homework was the catch to summer break. In middle school, it was all too common. We had two school-free months to do 100 pages of a math workbook. Back in middle school, I was quite confident in myself, so made a bet with a friend: if I finished the pages within one day, I’d win, and if I didn’t, he’d win. The prize? The loser had to give the…

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