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The University of California - Berkeley

Economics Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 9/8
Student Surveys
(in Economics)
Males: 14, Females: 3
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.8

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

University of California - Berkeley
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Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:4.2 High
Actual difficulty:3.7 High
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English10-20%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities


It's very Darwinian here.. sink or swim. Your A means someone else's B, and everyone knows it. If you are an ambitious, competitive self-starter who i...
I spent 4 years of my life here and regret the experience as a whole. There were some good days. The weather is nice most days and there are places ...
Summary: 1) Name value is great for jobs 2) Not hard to get good GPA for grad school(Unless you are in engineering or chemistry) 3) Barren of attr...
The City of Berkeley. bums smell, streets smell, people smell. You can smell pot in the streets, the streets haven't been paved in years. Everyone c...
bums smell, streets smell, people smell. You can smell pot in the streets, the streets haven't been paved in years. bums take over the campus at nig...
If you're a poor student with a high GPA and test scores, Berkeley is a poor value, esp. if you're out-of-state, assuming you can get better deals at ...
I am an alum BA Economics 1979 and MBA 1984 and this past year we visited many campuses to assess where my son might want to go. I first had the Grou...
If you want the college experience, you have to be extremely proactive. The Greek system is large and controversial, there are Christian fellowships, ...
I applied to only 3 schools when I was in high school: Stanford, Harvard and UC Berkeley, and I don't regret my choice of turning down Harvard and Sta...
STAY AWAY from the Career Center. That group is the most sadistic group of people I've ever met. They are condescending, mean, and stupid. No one shou...
I did well here and will be starting medical school next year, but I sincerely (severely) regret matriculating. Many students act arrogant and entitle...
One thing i would recommend to students interested in Cal, do not buy into the Berkeley hype. Before going there have a good idea of what you want to...
Come to UC Berkeley for the top-notch academics. Everyone here knows that Berkeley is ranked as the top public school in the country, and we're all h...
I don't know anyone at Berkeley who wouldn't choose to come here again. This school has so much to offer both academically and outside of the classroo...
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