It's never too early to begin preparing for graduate school. In fact, many of the choices you make throughout your time as an undergraduate will influence your readiness for graduate studies. UC Berkeley offers these tools and opportunities to help you make the most of your undergraduate experience.
If you would like a one-on-one video consultation and have a Skype account, you can email outreach coordinator Gloria Chun at email@example.com to request an appointment for a video conference together. If you do not have a skype account simply go to www.skype.com and set up a free account. You will need a webcam for your computer.
STEP by Step. An advising tool for arts & humanities and social sciences students. STEP by Step offers valuable information and year-by-year advice for all UCB undergraduates interested in preparing for graduate study.
Domestic Exchange Program with Fisk, Morehouse, and Spelman Universities. The University of California, Berkeley participates in a "domestic exchange" program with Fisk University, Morehouse College, and Spelman College. Through this program, students of the social sciences may apply to "exchange" a semester at one of these outstanding universities. Likewise, students at those institutions may apply to spend a semester at UC Berkeley, taking upper division courses in their specific areas of research interest. Applicants must be considering graduate studies as priority will be given to those students serious about pursuing a PhD in the social sciences.
Summer research opportunities for undergradutes. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of exciting and challenging research programs each summer. Programs are unique to each sponsoring institution.
- At UC-Berkeley
- At other SBES (Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences) Alliance institutions We offer links to summer research program information from other participants in this National Science Foundation consortium to broaden your options.