07/26/21 — This week we wanted to build on the financial resources information that we learned about last week and are excited to tell you about Bears for Financial Success (BFFS). Peer adviser Diego Corona-Munoz joins us today to give a more in-depth explanation of the BFFS resources, where to get budgeting worksheets geared towards college students, and why working with a peer makes a difference when getting support in a judgement free environment.
ESS podcasts archive
07/19/21 — This week we are discussing all thing financial aid with Joseph Sell, counseling projects coordinator from the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.
07/12/21 — This week new students are enrolling in their classes as first-year Berkeley Engineers. We asked some of our continuing students what tips and advice they have for you, before you register.
07/06/21 — This week we are continuing our exploration of the first-year experience with three transfer students: Paulo Borrero, Leena Elzeiny and Jon Watkins.
06/29/21 — This week we have three guests who started at Berkeley Engineering as freshmen, rising juniors Aylin Figueroa Uribe and Jasmine Bae and rising senior Bryan Wong.
06/21/21 — A conversation with our Associate Dean for Students, Evan Variano. We talk about students can expect when they arrive on campus, the resources that are available and how to involved in your first year (student orgs, events, workshops, etc.).
06/14/21 — This week's episode is geared towards our incoming transfer students. We want you to know more about a course available for you: Transfer Link.
06/07/21 — As a student in the College of Engineering, you have access to four different types of advisers: Engineering Student Services (ESS), Department, Faculty and Peer. The questions you might have probably include who should you reach out to for support and how. In today’s episode, we have three guests to discuss which adviser you should see based your needs and/or questions.
06/01/21 — An overview of Golden Bear Advising for incoming frosh and transfer students.
10/19/20 — Today on The (Not So) Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer we are going to learn about the different types of major options: joint major, double major, and simultaneous degree. What is the difference between each of these and how you can pursue changing your major to pursue them. Joining us Sharon Mueller, director of advising and policy in Engineering Student Services (ESS) and Joey Wong, ESS adviser.