Frequently asked questions

General Questions:

Q.  I am a ______ (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, community college student, or someone who has already graduated) and I was wondering if GPS is for me and if I should apply?

A. Anyone is invited to apply! This year, GPS is predominantly focused on sophomores and juniors as the presentation and workshops highlight what to-do to become a strong applicant. This does not mean that if you are a freshmen or a senior that your application will not be looked at. Workshops and presentations are informative and beneficial to any level undergraduate. Please fill out the application in its entirety and give us some time to get back to you.

Q. Is GPS only for engineering students since it is hosted by UC Berkeley and Stanford engineering departments?

A. No, GPS is open to all STEM majors. You do not have to be in engineering in order to participate in this year’s GPS symposium.

Q. I am a recruiter and I would like to table during GPS. Who should I contact?

A. We are accepting recruiters from various universities to come and table for their departments. Please contact for more information on the 2019 event.