How to have the perfect big night

Believe it or not, this school year is quickly coming to an end. RRR week is in less than three weeks, making finals less than one month away. Some of you are already prepared to sprint toward the finish line strongly, while for others, having to bring that 82 percent to a
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Nine ways to prepare for studying

Admittedly, a lot of planning goes into studying for finals. There are so many different factors to consider, and messing up one tiny procedure can ruin your study schedule. Hence, we at the Clog have provided you with step-by-step instructions on how to get prepared for studying. 1. Change the background
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The Clog asks creative people for tips

The Clog decided to poke its head out of the door of our cozy Northside office to ask people for advice on how to be creative. Although we had mixed results, here are some words of wisdom from some of the people we talked to about fermenting those precious creative juices. Note: Although
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5 tips to help you get through finals week

For those of us who chose to take summer classes, it’s finals week (or at least for some of us). This is a stressful time for students, and it is important to remember that grades do not define you. Here are some tips to keep in mind as you study and
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Things to do before going home

Soon, the last two weeks will flash across the calendar, and it will be time to embrace the summer vacation and return to home sweet home. Before you dive into the state of studying at the library 24/7, you may want to take a minute to think of your plan after
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How to cope when your friends study abroad for summer

A side effect of attending the world’s No. 1 public university is the fact that opportunities continue even when school doesn’t. Among our many study-abroad options for summer 2015 are programs in China, France, Spain … countries around the world. Sure, this is good news for those of us who want
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Tips for prospective students on Cal Day

As a newly admitted high school senior visiting UC Berkeley, you are bound to make many newbie mistakes (as we all have). Here are some tips on how to do your first trip to your future home the right way! 1. Download YikYak to peruse the inner consciousnesses of UC Berkeley students. 2. Wear comfortable shoes,
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4 quick and easy ways to become more stressed

“Oh my God, I’m so stressed” is a phrase we’ve all uttered an exhausting number of times, whether it be caused by the impending doom of midterms or an overflow of backlogged homework assignments and essays. Stress Awareness Day on April 16 this year is meant to encourage taking a break
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Clog reveals: How to make your essays longer

After a long caffeine-fueled evening that has stretched into the wee hours of the morning, you’ve finally written the conclusion of your essay. All the loose ends are tied up and you’ve explained everything you could. But wait. Your essay you’ve so “carefully” crafted in one night is not the
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