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Most Helpful Review for University of California at Berkeley
  • Category: Am learning a lot
  • Review by: Karina from Los Angeles, CA
  • 112 out of 113 people found this review helpful

Berkeley is a great school chock full of award-winning, book-publishing, enthusiastic professors who really know their stuff. If you take classes you're really interested in, you'll learn more. Don't forget about office hours, tutoring sessions, and study groups. Besides the required curriculum, there are a whole lot of opportunities to expand your view of the world - theater, symposia, films, lectures, and of course the occasional crazy person giving a speech on Sproul.

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  • Christopher from Santa Maria, CA
  • Aug-04-2014 I am a current student here

    An academic superstar among the public school system. Perhaps one of the weirdest campuses one might ever attend. Wide course selections are readily available!

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  • Kayle from Canada
  • Jul-21-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    This university breathes professionalism and innovation within its student body. The organic nature of each faculty and the strong financial ties that this university has with the American economy produces well-rounded and motivated graduates. The University of California at Berkeley aligns its core business and scientific research values with change for the greater good.

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  • Eleanor from Pasadena, CA
  • Jun-12-2014 I am a current student here

    UC Berkeley (or Cal) is an incredible, life-changing experience. While it can be challenging and frustrating at times the educational experience is phenomenal. To top it all off, Cal is surrounded by the town of Berkeley, which is one of the strangest, most vibrant places I've ever been, adding to quirky charm to Cal's academic prestige.

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  • Alexandra from Fresno, CA
  • May-31-2014 I am a current student here

    UC Berkeley is the best public university in the world. On the levels of spirit, academics, and social life, it is unparalleled. The experiences and opportunities UC Berkeley graduates have can only be rivaled by the Ivy League schools.

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  • person
  • May-31-2014 I am a current student here

    Best academics in the world. Super cultured and diverse. Lots of nature.

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  • Robert from Buford, GA
  • May-26-2014 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    UC Berkeley is an accepting institution that does not discriminate. It is a university that not only impacts the lives of its students, it impacts the lives of ordinary americans. It is not only a powerful academic entity, but a powerful social one as well.

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  • A.
  • Apr-05-2014 I am a current student here

    Berkeley is beautiful! I love it here. We have tons of interesting people and there is never lack of stimulating conversation.

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  • Capper
  • Mar-04-2014 I am researching this school and have not visited the campus

    Big school. Prestigious name. Really, really nice campus and programs.

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  • Elisa from San Diego, CA
  • Mar-04-2014 I am a current student here

    UC Berkeley is an amazing college. The campus is absolutely beautiful. The academics are very challenging, though.

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  • K from Fresno, CA
  • Mar-03-2014 I am a current student here

    The diverse place the come. This is the melting pot school and you will fit in here, no matter who you are. With so many things to get involved in, you will quickly find yourself part of the Cal community.

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