By the end of this step-by-step guide you'll know what the UCs are looking for, where to find ideas for choosing your PIQ topics, and some other important things to keep in mind.Time stamps:00:00 Introduction and things I'll cover01:27 What are the UC Personal Insight Questions Prompts?02:00 Brief explanation of each prompt02:54 What are the UCs looking for?03:13 Your goals in the UC application03:56 Where to find ideas for your PIQ topics04:30 Example topics from past students05:02 Topics that may be a little too common05:31 How to stand out with a common topic05:58 Common UC topics you may want to avoid07:34 Tips for EACH of the Personal Insight Questions07:43 UC 1 (Leadership)08:03 UC 2 (Creative Side)08:33 UC 3 (Greatest Talent or Skill)10:03 UC 4 (Significant Educational Opportunity/Barrier)10:15 How to use the Additional Info/Comments Section10:48 UC 5 (Significant Challenge)12:19 UC 6 (Academic Subject)12:50 UC 7 (School/Community Service)13:23 UC 8 (What Else Makes You Stand Out)13:47 Which of the topics is right for you?16:51 Step-by-step guide to writing PIQs17:04 Writing a UC 1 essay20:12 Writing a UC 2 essay21:36 Writing a UC 3 essay22:42 Writing a UC 4 essay23:35 Writing a UC 5 essay23:57 Writing a UC 6 essay24:37 Writing a UC 7 essay26:00 Writing a UC 8 essay26:30 Closing words🔗LINKS MENTIONED IN THIS VIDEO 🔗UC Personal Insight Questions Course [Pay What You Can] https://www.collegeessayguy.com/uc-personal-insight-questions-courseHow to Write the UC Essay Prompts + Example Essayshttps://www.collegeessayguy.com/blog/uc-essay-promptsHow to Write Your UC Activities Listhttps://www.collegeessayguy.com/blog/guide-uc-activities-list-application-exampleThe BEABIES Exercisehttps://www.collegeessayguy.com/blog/college-essay-prompts#E=How to Stand Out with Common Topicshttps://youtu.be/2-Sf20y72P0UC Evaluation Process and Factorshttps://admission.universityofcalifornia.edu/counselors/freshman/comprehensive-review/✌️WHO AM I? ✌️I’m Ethan (College Essay Guy) and my goal is to bring more ease, joy, purpose, and access to the college admission process. I wrote two Amazon bestsellers on college essays and each year my team and I reach more than 1MM students and counselors via www.collegeessayguy.com. 🧠 MY UPCOMING + ON-DEMAND *PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN COURSES 🧠Student Courses: https://www.collegeessayguy.com/students Counselor Courses: https://www.collegeessayguy.com/counselors *All my courses are pay-what-you-can. 💯 WORK WITH ME & MY TEAM 💯One-on-one: https://www.collegeessayguy.com/one-on-one ✍ RESOURCES ✍📖 Free Personal Statement Guide: https://bit.ly/ps-free-guide🎙 Podcast: https://bit.ly/CEGPodcast 📘 College Admission Essentials: bit.ly/3qdEklN 📙 College Essay Essentials: bit.ly/3vIjtbs 🌍 SOCIAL 🌍📸 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/CollegeEssayGuy 🐦 Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/CollegeEssayGuy 👍 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CollegeEssayGuy ✋ QUESTIONS? ✋Leave a comment on one of my YouTube videos or follow me on Instagram.👍🏻 Your likes & comments tell YouTube this is quality content and help me grow the channel. Clicking the notification bell 🔔will ping you when a new video comes out. And please feel free to share with friends. Thanks, y’all. Stay curious.