Back to Sproul
J'aime Oberlander is a Castaic native and a commuting UCLA senior, which is a not so small demographic. A product of home-schooling, she became aware of her social ineptitude in high school. This interviewer is happy to report that she's obviously gotten passed that. Her first name is "J'aime", French for "I love"; her second name is "Rachel", which is biblical Hebrew for "lamb of God". When put together the names state, "I love the lamb of God", which she isn't ashamed to say she does.
She is part of the Undergaduate Biology Program on South Campus, but likes to spend a lot of time in North Campus (artsy) classes tickling the left side of her brain. Her short term goals are to finish her last year at UCLA strong and to find a job that she enjoys after graduation. Her long term goal is simply one: "To help provide the fundamental needs and rights that innocent children around the world deserve."
With only two weeks left until her senior year at UCLA kicks off, we were not too shy about asking her how she's dealing with it:
What stereotypes about UCLA students are true/false?
People say that UCLA students are competitive, and that is true. People also assume that every UCLA student is intelligent, which is not always the case.