Undergraduate Undeclared Advising Program

Meet the Undergraduate/Undeclared peers and discuss with them your interests so that they can help guide you in finding the major that is the right fit for you! Discuss with the peers how to get involved and the resources available on campus that will help you become a successful student at UCI!

Zhengran Ji

Major(s) Mathematics and Data Science

Minor(s) None Hometown Beijing, China Extracurriculars

UCI Math Circle (2020-Present)

Bridges International (2021-Present)


Why do you love UCI?

I love UCI because, as undergraduate students, we have a lot of opportunities here. Academic-wise, we can learn all kinds of knowledge from tons of courses offered by different departments. Also, there are several research opportunities provided to us. Regarding personal life, Irvine is an awesome city, and UCI has a huge campus with beautiful views.

How can you be a successful Anteater?

To become a successful Anteater, academically, managing your time is very important. Making plans for the day or the week can be a very good way to achieve that. By having a plan, you will become methodical and won’t feel lost. None academically, I would recommend you to explore the campus as much as you can. There are a lot of fun clubs on campus. By involving in them, you can meet new people and make friends.

What is one fun fact about yourself?

I am a huge Lakers fan. I started to watch their games when I was 8.