06/04/19 — It's that time of year again to welcome our incoming first-year and transfer students to Berkeley Engineering. Throughout the summer (and beyond) we have a weekly podcast that will introduce you to staff, faculty and students in the College of Engineering and give you the not so secret guide to being a successful Berkeley Engineer. We are excited to start off The (Not So) Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer with an overview of Golden Bear Advising (GBA). This week you'll meet two members of the Engineering Student Services team: Sharon Mueller, Director of Advising and Policy, and Kathy Barrett, Associate Director of Advising.
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02/19/19 — This week on The (Not So) Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer we've invited Kresge Engineering Librarian Lisa Ngo to tell us more about the library and what resources it offers to UC Berkeley students. Make sure you check out the links below to reserve study room space, find out about library workshops and the library catalog - where you can find resources that are available online or for physical checkout.
02/11/19 — This week on The (Not So) Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer we talk with Katie Crawford, a Career Center adviser. She goes over upcoming Spring event offerings from the Career Center, as well as tips if you are still on the job/internship hunt. Make sure you check out the important links below and make sure you are signed up to receive CareerMail in your inbox each week.
02/04/19 — This week on the (Not So) Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer we spoke with Luis Castillo, Manager of Student Development for Engineering Student Services. As part of our spring series about College of Engineering resources that you might not know about or might not have used yet, Luis gives us an explanation of the tutoring and study space available in the Center for Access to Engineering Excellence as well as an overview of workshops that are being presented this semester.
01/28/19 — This week on the (Not So) Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer we are talking with four students that were Golden Bear Orientation Leaders. We wanted to find out what they enjoyed about the experience and why they think more students should apply this year. Thank you to College of Engineering students Haruka, Tyler, Malvika and Jacob!
11/12/18 — We have an update for the Transfer Admissions podcast. There is some important information about Assist.org that students need to make sure they are aware of. Plus - did you know that you aren't done with your application in November? There is an additional questionnaire that you must fill out in January. Sharon Mueller and Joey Wong stopped by the Not So Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer to fill us in on changes for this year, why you should keep checking your email and why having the required courses is important to your application.
11/12/18 — Are you a senior in high school applying to UC Berkeley in November 2018? Than this Not So Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer is for you. Our yearly check-in with the UC Berkeley admissions team for frosh admissions brings us Djenilin Mallari and Henry Tsai. This year we discuss using online resources, tips for writing an essay that will highlight who you are and how the admissions team approaches each application (hint: it is a holistic process).
08/10/18 — This week on the Not So Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer we learn more about the Senior Class Gift Committee with Julia Snippen. The College of Engineering is looking for dedicated and enthusiastic seniors to join the 2018 Berkeley Engineering Senior Class Gift Committee! We'd love to hear from those of you who are interested by the end of day, Monday October 15. The first meeting is on November 2.
08/03/18 — This week on the Not So Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer we talk with Luis Castillo, Student Development Manager, about the Center for Access to Engineering Excellence. You can learn more about their tutoring services, study spaces, workshops and more. Check out the tutoring schedule now on our website.
07/27/18 — Today we are discussing two great opportunities you will have as a Berkeley Engineer - the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation and the Berkeley Certificate on Design Innovation. I’ve invited Amy Dinh and Tyshon Rogers to join us today and give us more details on the programs and events that are offered by the Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation.