Pre-Haas Student Resources

The Haas Online Application officially opened on November 1, 2013, and Haas-sponsored organizations are going beyond themselves and reaching out to aspiring Haas students across the UC Berkeley campus to provide resume application and personal statement tips and share their experiences at the prestigious business program. This article will chronologically list the past and upcoming events that cover the aforementioned topics, as well as include some key resources applicable to both continuing Cal students and prospective community college junior transfers.

Events:

Monday, November 4, 2013. 6PM at Andersen Auditorium
1. Pre-Haas Forum: Get your questions answered! sponsored by the Haas Business School Association (HBSA)

Haas Business School Association
Haas Business School Association

Haas students shared their experiences regarding the Haas applications to pre-Haas students. Questions were asked to a panel of current Haas students and Haas faculty members!

Wednesday, November 6, 2013. 7PM at 24 Wheeler
2. Haas Workshop sponsored by the Berkeley Women in Business (BWIB)

Berkeley Women in Business
Berkeley Women in Business

BWIB hosted a brief information session and presented a hands-on workshop regarding resume and personal statements for Haas applications to paid members.

Thursday, November 7, 2013. 3PM at Cesar Chavez Center
3. 1-on-1 Personal Statement Workshop sponsored by the TRSP Center’s Starting Point Mentorship Program

Starting Point Mentorship Program
Starting Point Mentorship Program

Starting Point Community College Student Mentees are invited to receive 1-on-1 feedback from a UC Berkeley admissions specialist regarding their course eligibility, resume, and Haas-focused personal statements.

Wednesday, November 13, 2013. 5PM at 335 Cheit
4. the Haas experience Session A sponsored by the Haas Cohort Undergraduate Program

Thursday, November 14, 2013. 7PM at Unit 2 APR
5. the Haas experience Session B sponsored by the Haas Cohort Undergraduate Program

Cohort Program presents: The Haas Experience
Cohort Program presents: The Haas Experience

The cohort program is hosting an event for pre-haas students on both Wednesday and Thursday next week! If you would like to be on the student panel and talk about your experience at haas, please fill out the google doc.

Other Resources:

Golden Bear Blog
Golden Bear Blog

1. Berkeley Business Mondays with Pre-Haas Sophomore, Jenny Lu
The Golden Bear Blog is the official student blog of UC Berkeley’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Join Jenny Lu every Monday to learn more about opportunities at Haas, the school’s history, eligibility requirements, application tips, etc.

Haas Official Twitter Handle shares the article
Haas Official Twitter Handle shares the article

2. “Prospective Haas Transfer Student” article by current Haas Senior, Denice Sy
The article was written a year ago in November 2012. However, it has received numerous compliments and feedback for its helpfulness in providing a framework for structuring the Haas application essays.

Check Back:

Application & Selection Page on the Official Haas Undergraduate Admissions Website
Everything you need to know about the Haas application is available on the Official Haas Undergraduate Admissions website. Always check back to identify eligibility requirements and selection criteria.

Moreover, this blog will be edited and updated as frequently possible before the December 2, 2013, 5PM Haas Application deadline to add resources and share workshop events that may assist prospective Haas students in their application process.

Denice Sy
Class of 2014

Disclaimer: Views or opinions presented in this blog post are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the Haas admissions office or Haas blog staff. Moreover, information presented in unofficial resources and student organization forums do not certify Haas admissions decisions.

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