University of California-Berkeley Top Questions

Describe how your school looks to someone who's never seen it.

Meghan

Diverse, community of focused individuals looking to learn about other unique cultures and individuals.

dalga

Berkeley is one of the most accepting, dynamic, and culturally diverse places you will come accross in your lifetime.

Tiffany

It is a large, diverse school which requires hard work in order to succeed in.

Xiaoqian

Not worth the money.

Loungshung

A very open community, that harbors and nutures individualistic thinking, and provides the tools for students to succeed in life.

Jennifer

The University of California Berkeley is a beautiful campus environment to enjoy the incredible resources and benefits of higher education and academic prestige while appreciating the vast diversity of the student popluation and being inspired by some of the most influential professors in the country, and all the while taking the opportunity to find yourself and your place in the world.

Chanddeep

My school is a place where students come to find who they are and most of us go away satisfied. The knowledge that we receive at UC Berkeley is influential in our quest to find the purpose of our life. We get to choose what we want to do for the rest of our lives, not caring about the amount of wealth it may bring us, but the happiness that we will receive from doing what is best for us.

Keyvan

The school has just about every opportunity you would want to ask for.

Dustin

Cal is increasingly expensive, and if you're bored, it's your own fault.

Evan

A simmering stew of grand tradition, lofty expectations, and an envigorating promise of hope that fills the world with the alluring scent of progress.

Christian

Amazing place to learn

Hillary

My school is amazing; there are so many sites and activites to do, it's impossible to visit and/or do them all and earn your degree because you're also so excited to learn.

robert

Berkeley is exactly what you expect of it: rigourous, chaotic, but at the same time the perfect place to spend your undergraduate career.

Rebecca

UC Berkeley and its students/staff are ambitious, intelligent, eclectic, spirited, loyal, and diverse.

Sarah

A mad, refreshing hurly-burly of intellectual and social challenges you'll never weary of.

Crystal

Tall, out-going, smart, friendly.

Manuela

UC Berkeley is very diverse and intellectual.

Eileen

A school of positive change and new ideas.

Isel

It has a high academic reputation and it fulfills it.

Brian

Lot's of work, but there's also a lot to do in your free time.

Christopher

The most intellectually diverse and stimulating enviornment I have ever personally encountered.

Vitaly

The best school to make lifelong friends and prepare for the future.

Cathy

Berkeley has a very competitive academic environment.

Claudia

Corporate university. Producing the kinds of students/careers that are needed for the state/corporations. Academically rigourous. Demanding workloads. Lots of extracurriculars.

Meagan

A good introduction to the real world.

Laura

Diverse

Stefanie

Berkeley is a very broad and diverse campus with literally thousands of groups and activities which will fit the needs and interests of any student.

Shannon

Academically rigorous and socially diverse.

Elaine

fun, sprited, hardworking

Neil

Berkeley is big, hard, uncaring, active, and alive.

Aiwen

haven for inquisitive and determined people

Michelle

It's extremely focused on academic excellence, but still retains a lot of pride in its athletics as well as being the birthplace of the Free Speech Movement during the 1960s.

Paget

A great well-rounded school offering excellence in academics, social life, cultural diversity, and environment.

Jennifer

Berkeley is the place where you can be whomever you want to be, and become whomever you want to become; anyone can make it their ideal college experience.

Rebecca

Big, liberal, and out there.

Gregory

My school is the Athens of the West.

Robin

nicer alternative to People’s park. Still relatively close to campus, and smaller and quieter

Robin

Located between Memorial Stadium and the fire trail, is a really nice place to work out or go for a swim

Robin

Park is the setting for a number of free basketball games and random run-ins

Robin

Outside of the standard information concerning Doe Library

Robin

This review of the campanile begins with basic tour information

Robin

The classic campus tour of California Hall offers only historical and practical information.

Robin

A walking tour of Foothill: La Loma in about a minute and a half.

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