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The University of California - Berkeley

Breakdown of “Social Life” at UC-Berkeley

By Gender
By Major
Architecture & Urban Planning DepartmentA-
Art & Design DepartmentB+
Business - Management and AdministrationB-
Chemical EngineeringD+
Civil EngineeringA
Computer EngineeringC+
Computer ScienceB-
Electrical EngineeringB
Engineering DepartmentB+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC-
Geography and GeosciencesA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A-
Mechanical EngineeringB+
Natural ResourcesA+
Political ScienceB
PreLaw and LegalF
Social WorkC

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University of California - Berkeley
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Social Life

... You really have to go out there and search for your own academic and social opportunities ...Read full comment
... Remember the high school crowd that studied really hard because they had no social life, because they were weird or unattractive ...Read full comment
... Socially: If you are a D1 bold athlete with money, you will be fine ...Read full comment
... The students are all too absorbed in their work to be social ...Read full comment
... Socially, I found it a really easy place to meet people and get involved in many campus activities ...Read full comment
... SOCIAL LIFE I am only a freshman, so I haven't fully experienced everything the social life of cal has to offer ...Read full comment
... If you're looking for social life here, it is very minimal besides all the same groups smoking and drinking their lives away ...Read full comment
... There are opportunities in abundance at Berkeley, both the university and the surrounding area -- social, academic, athletic, etc ...Read full comment
... Despite having no social life and feeling miserable all the time, I don't regret my experiences at CAL ...Read full comment
... As for social life, there is some, but you have to actively go out and find it ...Read full comment
... Come to Cal if you want to be among people who liked to be challenged academically and socially ...Read full comment
... Great to be young and living in Berkeley and exploring your personal, political, and social identity ...Read full comment
... The academics rule, campus is great, surrounding area is bustling and full of things to do, getting involved is easy, and the social life (for y...Read full comment
... Also, if you plan on having a love and social life, forget it ...Read full comment
... You either agree with what the faculty agrees with politically/socially or you are wrong and will not graduate ...Read full comment
... I was excited to start my Fall semester since I had already been here for a semester and I was determined to turn things around for myself--it'...Read full comment
... And another thing: You may feel inferior if you come to Berkeley to study something in the humanities or social sciences ...Read full comment
... As with any university, you have your batch of anti-social classmates and teachers ...Read full comment
... If you're looking for social life here, it is very minimal besides all the same groups smoking and drinking their lives away ...Read full comment
... Come to Cal if you want to be among people who liked to be challenged academically and socially ...Read full comment
... The surrounding areas are socially, culturally, and academically vibrant ...Read full comment
... The social life and dating life here, however, SUCKS ...Read full comment
... The third is that the school is racially segregated, not by law or anything, socially ...Read full comment
... You are given 40 hours of studying a week, be prepared to sacrifice sleep, socializing, fun things ...Read full comment
... You either agree with what the faculty agrees with politically/socially or you are wrong and will not graduate ...Read full comment
... Great background academically and socially ...Read full comment
... I was a kid out of Colorado (where I still reside) whose life was enriched by four great years at a time of social unrest in America ...Read full comment
... football games are a blast 7) Socially conscious campus but surprisingly strong conservative element makes for a politically active student body ...Read full comment
... Sure, at first it may seem anti-social, since there are a lot of people who just want to study ...Read full comment
... Socially, it's fairly dead unless you enjoy just sitting around and drinking ...Read full comment
... The social life is pretty sorry ...Read full comment
... I remember being depressed during my first year because I had few friends and little time to go out or socialize because of the amount of work th...Read full comment
... Culturally, it is very broad and exclusive, which is to say, you will find people who share your interests quickly, but becoming part of the soci...Read full comment
... I spent a lot of my time there working to earn money for school, and socializing and partying, and basically recovering from being a high school...Read full comment
... Some of the students are so geeky that they don't care about social life ...Read full comment
... Sure, there are those who sit back and do nothing, and whine at the lack of resources or social life ...Read full comment
... Come to Cal if you want to be among people who liked to be challenged academically and socially ...Read full comment
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