A Guide to Declaring Computer Science at Berkeley

by Trevina Tan '2022

(from the experience of a CS sophomore)

Majoring in Computer Science at Berkeley is no light feat; reputed as one of the country’s top schools for Engineering, the academics and opportunities here definitely contribute to its renown.

There are two traditional paths for Computer Science at Berkeley:


Track and Battle-Field

by Jane Zhang '2023

Shot-puts and disci are the smoke and explosive grenades of track and field: shot-puts are heavy, metallic balls that weigh up to 7.26 kilograms, while disci are lighter, metallic frisbees that weigh up to 2 kilograms. Although grenades are extremely useful in battle, improper form and technique can cause throwers to strain their back, wrist, forearm, bicep, or shoulder. Thus, only qualified people who undergo intense training and discipline can utilize these weapons; I am proud to say that I am one of these select few. Read more >>

All About Berkeley CS

by Arushi Somani '2023

Hello, Golden Bears!

Whether you are an incoming freshman struggling to make a choice between colleges or a current student thinking about how to get your approach just right, this is the one-stop-shop to figure it out. Read more >>

Adventures of Women in Computer Science: Striking a Balance

by Emily Mistica '2023

It’s no surprise that computer science at UC Berkeley garners the most hardworking and intelligent women. Nonetheless, these amazing women are challenged by the puzzles and algorithms characteristic of computer science classes, yet still allocate time for clubs, extracurriculars, and spending time with friends and family. Read more >>

Welcome to the bl-AWE-ge!

by Kaitlyn Chan '2022

Welcome to the bl-AWE-ge! As you may have guessed from our punny title, the bl-AWE-ge will be a platform for students, alumni, faculty, and staff, both in AWE and the broader UC Berkeley community, to share their thoughts on a variety of topics. Read more >>

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