06/13/23 — This week our guests on the The (Not So) Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer are returning students Andrew Ji and Christopher Zavala. They both talk about how they chose their first semester courses, how they created a new network of friends and what resources they found to be the most helpful.
ESS 2023-24 archive
06/06/23 — This week our guest on the The (Not So) Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer is Shareena Samson, ESS associate director for advising. She goes over the engineering survey that everyone has as part of the CalCentral task list - why is it a task, what will we do with the information and how can you use the info over the summer before beginning at UC Berkeley.
05/30/23 — This week the The (Not So) Secret Guide to Being a Berkeley Engineer we have Sharon Mueller, ESS director of advising and policy, to introduce Golden Bear Advising. She answers the frequently asked questions, highlights the key points of GBA and explains how it differs for first-year and transfer students.
05/23/23 — Welcome back to the seventh season of the Not So Secret Guide to Berkeley Engineering podcast. We are kicking off this year with the Berkeley Mentorship Cohort. Hear from the program director Marcia Breslin-Cantillana and program participant/student worker Cecilia Rosales. You’ll hear about the benefits of being a mentee, how to apply, expectations and more.