Quiz: How many assignments do you have due this week?

“What assignments do I care about least?” “What’s the lowest grade I can possibly get without failing out of this class?” It’s that time of year again, when every student has started to ask these pressing questions. With finals season just around the corner, we at the Clog decided to make
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How not to write a graduate school personal statement

The essays are coming! The essays are coming! Well, actually, not really. You still have some time to write that Pulitzer Prize-winning, God-defying personal statement. It doesn’t matter how much you polish those test scores or flaunt that GPA, they’re not enough to get you into the graduate school of
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‘Tis the season for UC Berkeley club applications

Fall at UC Berkeley means football season, the occasional (or daily) pumpkin spice latte and piles and piles of club applications. From DeCals to clubs, almost everything you want to do outside of class requires an extensive application. If you want to practice for a competitive club’s application (for which you’ve
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52 thoughts we have when we’re locked out

Uh-oh. I can’t find my keys. Did I check in my backpack? Okay, it’s been five minutes, and all I’ve found is a bunched-up flyer from Sproul and 27 cents in pennies. Did I leave my keys in my room? OH GOD I LEFT MY KEYS IN MY ROOM. Please
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Notes from my journal: “To me, he was freedom”

3/24/15 My perfect home would be a house, on one of those quieter residential streets, like Parker, but not too far away. It would be old and creaky and wooden, medium blue with pink shutters. It would be a loving house – lots of home-cooked meals, lots of books and
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