Transfer Success Stories

April 2023 success story

Whitney Akabike

Whitney Akabike

Transfer School: UCLA

Transfer Major: Psychology

What term/year did you transfer? Fall 2013

What kinds of activities and/or programs did you participate in at Cerritos College?

Scholars Honors Program, Psychology Honors Program

What activities and/or program did you participate in at the university?

I went to the UC visit trip where we went by bus to visit all the UC campuses, which helped me solidify my college campus decision. I was also a part of the EOPS program where I received additional counseling and financial resources.

Words of wisdom for future transfer students:

Find and befriend a great transfer counselor, they will definitely make your transfer journey much easier.

Career and future goals:

I went on to receive my Masters in Public Health from UCLA and now working at UCLA as a project manager for various research studies aimed at reducing substance use. I am currently studying for my Project Management Exam to begin diving deeper into the profession.

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