The Big Decision

Information for admitted students

Editor’s Note

It seems that congratulations are in order! You’ve been admitted to UC Berkeley, and that’s something to celebrate. But we at the Daily Clog also know that now you’ve got a big decision to make — and we want to help you make it. After all, you can’t be expected
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Quiz: should you go to UC Berkeley?

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Looking back, were AP Tests worth it?

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When our high school counselors told us to take every AP we could (because it would help us in college), they might have left out a few details. Depending on what college and major you’re in, AP tests can be fruitful or pointless. There’s just so much bureaucracy over AP
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93 things the Clog wished we knew as freshmen

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The Clog wants you to be as prepared as possible for coming to UC Berkeley. So we asked ourselves what we wish we knew coming in freshman year. From the minuscule knowledge that everyone loses his or her ID card to the real possibility that your floormates won’t be your
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Is a public university right for you?

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You’re probably used to people’s reactions when you mention the word “Berkeley.” They range from the impressed (“Wow, you want to go to Cal? You must be smart”) to the judgmental (“Oh, are you super liberal?”). If your dream school is UC Berkeley, these sentiments probably won’t faze you. But
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