Editor’s Note: Admissions Issue 2019

Congratulations!

You’ve been accepted into the No. 1 public university (on your own merit, we assume). We at the Clog want to give you a BEARy warm welcome to UC Berkeley. You might have not SIRed to UC Berkeley just yet, but we’re here to help you see that your heart belongs in the Bay as a Golden Bear! Be honest, everyone looks good in California Gold and Berkeley Blue.

Peace, love, Clog.


50 things we at the Clog learned as freshmen at UC Berkeley


Fresher than ever: UC Berkeley freshman starter pack

Cal freshman starter pack with items such as Cal ID, laptop, and Facebook notification


A day in the life in the dorms: Blackwell Hall, Foothill and Unit 3


Quiz: Which classic UC Berkeley freshman will you become?


What not to bring! Five things you should leave behind in high school

A person with the top of their head open, with a brain labelled "High School" leaving and a brain labelled "College" entering


UC Berkeley lingo you should know


Freshman dorm packing list: UC Berkeley edition


Things to know that will make your life easier at UC Berkeley


Quirks at UC Berkeley that new students learn to love


Why you should wait out the waitlist

A waitlist with the word "YOU" at the bottom going into Sather Gate, with a waitlisted person waiting at the end of the list


Dear dorm bathrooms, you’re tacky and we hate you


Common first thoughts you’ll inevitably have about popular places on campus


Waited and made it: How to get off the waitlist


The most unique courses offered at UC Berkeley in recent years

Contact Chloe Lelchuk, Allison Fong and Joyce Cam at [email protected].