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UC Berkeley sucks

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  • fleetfeet2016fleetfeet2016 Registered User Posts: 92 Junior Member
    edited October 2015
    I understand, but it's more than just the Clac barrier. It's the student body, climate, grade deflation and attitude of the administration that I ultimately don't like much. I hoped that the school would be a close knit community where the faculty and staff worked for students, but instead it seems like people have adopted a sink or swim attitude.

    All I can say is that I made a huge mistake choosing the public university when I knew I should have tried for a small private school that focused on community and a unified mission.

    I totally screwed up with the "fit" aspect of college selection. And maybe I'll apply to transfer Fall 2016, but I've already taken out loans at UCI that make it hard for me to justify the cost of another two years of school. It just really sucks.

    To all upcoming freshman reading this thread -- pick your school based on fit. To make sure you won't get stuck in the situation I was stuck in, make sure you apply to schools that meet 100% need and nothing less. If you like the large public research university atmosphere then make sure you really know what you're getting yourself into before you SIR.

    I was hoping for this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3W-PxO2xps

    But I really got this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJEqZqwJvzc

    Know the difference.
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