Help help! UCB or UCSB?
Can someone please give me some advice?
Stupid May 1 is way too soon...
And I cannot choose between UC Berkeley and UC Santa Barbara
The good thing about Berkeley is that it is a better school. However, it is more expensive, I didn't get the Regents Scholarship even though they made me drive up all the way to LA and do a stupid interview, I feel like I won't be able to continue my extracurriculars there, I'm afraid I won't make any friends, the studying seems intense, and when I called the financial aid office about a question, they were rude and dismissive to me.
Santa Barbara, on the other hand, has given me the Regents Scholarship and all the associated hoopla. It seems pretty chill, and I know I can be a top student there. But I'm worried about not fitting in there at all, like with finding friends and things to do, and that people here will think I'm stupid for going to UCSB.
What do you guys think?