In about a week, I’ll be heading over to Berkeley to begin my graduate career. Consequently, I thought I’d take some time to reflect on what’s been going on this summer, particularly with regards to preparation for graduate school. Perhaps this will be useful to future generations of Berkeley EECS Ph.D. students.
Once students confirm that they are going to Berkeley, then they’ll be put on a mailing list (or more accurately, a « Google Group ») that includes all incoming EECS students, a few existing EECS students, and a few staff members. Important emails will be flying around by early May, so technically one’s preparation for Berkeley should start even before the summer begins.
Of the emails that are being sent, by far the most important ones to read are those pertaining to the quality of ice cream in the Berkeley area. The second most important emails to read are…
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