LS Advising


How to Plan Ahead for your EGT

Before you enroll in classes at Berkeley for your EGT semester, it is essential that you check to make sure that classes you have chosen will satisfy any remaining degree requirements.

Karina Fong-Hirschfelder, Peer Adviser

Year and Major: Third, Linguistics major (Music and Applied Languages Studies minor)

About Me: Hello! My name is Karina and I am a junior majoring in Linguistics. I'm from the Silicon Valley, though I was born in Switzerland and moved here when I was 6 years old. In my free time I love to bake, and I teach the Intro to Baking DeCal! I play the flute, as well as the piccolo in Cal Band. This is my second year as a Peer Adviser.

Hometown: Mountain View, CA

Lindah Kinya Muturi, Peer Adviser

Year and Major: 3rd and Economics and Global Studies

About Me: Hey! I'm Kinya from Kenya. I'm a second year hoping to double major in Economics and Global Studies. I'd like to get into the financial world and eventually move to working for the Ministry of Finance back in Kenya. I believe that college should be a wholesome experience - learning about yourself, making steps to better yourself and meeting and working with new people is what it is about. I'm excited to help y'all get the best of this experience!

Work Study Student Position Available

L&S Advising is excited to be opening a work study position at $22/hr! 

Applications due 8/15.

For information on how to apply, have a look at the job description for:

The Social Media Specialist.

hiring poster

Brenaia Blue

Brenaia Blue

Job Title:
College Adviser

Joined the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising in:
August 2012

What is your approach to advising?
My approach is student-centered coupled with providing excellent service to students to ensure that I answer all of their questions, provide support, guidance, resources, and LOVE. Also, I encourage students to be self-directed to help them achieve their goals.

Anay Martinez

Joined the L&S Office of Undergraduate Advising 
July 2018

M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction, University of Nevada Las Vegas, 2013
B.A., Sociology & B.A., American Studies and Ethnicity, University of Southern California, 2011

Delaney Ryan, Peer Adviser

Name: Delaney Ryan

Year and Major(s): Fourth, Political Science

About Me: I enjoy cooking, netflix, and going to new places

Hometown: San Diego

Favorite Thing About Peer Advising: Learning more about it!

Morgan Johnson, Peer Adviser

Year and Major(s): 3rd, Political Science and Legal Studies

About Me: Hi! I'm Morgan Johnson, a third year student studying Political Science and Legal Studies from Arcata, California. I love hiking, dogs, painting and sunrises! After graduating from Cal, I want to work on education reform.

Hometown: Arcata, CA

Favorite Thing about Peer Advising: Meeting students I usually wouldn't cross paths with!

Favorite TV Show: Suits or Madam Secretary

Asa Owusu-Darko, Peer Adviser

Year, Major: Junior, Political Economy

About Me: My name is Akua Asantewa Owusu-Darko but you can call me Asa. I am a Junior currently studying Political Economy. I am an international student from Ghana but I've lived in 4 different countries. I like to read, spend quality time with friends. I am quite approachable so please feel free to contact me with any questions :)

Hometown: Accra, Ghana

Favorite Thing about Peer Advising: Getting to understand Cal better and meeting so many people.