Splash Biography

HRIPSIME DUMANYAN, UCLA freshman studying English literature

Major: English

College/Employer: UCLA

Year of Graduation: 2025

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Fun Fact: I learned that UCLA was my dream University after attending UCLA Splash during my junior year of high school.

Past Classes

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X231: Tackling the Big question: Who are you? - PIQs and the Common application essay in Splash Spring 2022 (Apr. 23, 2022)
When it comes to writing the college essays, high school students frequently struggle with the questions on the PIQS and the Common Application. They tend to overthink and dread the subject in order to contrive the "ideal" image of what college admissions officials are looking for. In this section students will discover that what college admissions officers really want to see is who they are. Students will also learn how to deal with the terrifying big question that arises on the college applications time and time again.