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What's New with Advising in L&S?

Big changes are underway in L&S, which is launching a new advising initiative that aims to transform undergraduate advising. L&S Advising Dean Bob Jacobsen is spearheading the initiative, and took some time to discuss what's happening in L&S, and his passion for the field of advising. Read more >>

Advising News

Graduate Division launches online academic progress report


New Honor Code 'a living, breathing document' -- Berkeley NewsCenter 

Advisor Spotlight: Lorena Valdez

Lorena Valdez of Transfer Student Services talks about what inspires her, where her advising career has taken her, and the role of transfer students at Cal.
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How My Advisor Made a Difference...
"Transferring to UC Berkeley from community college was a big change. At first I was having trouble adjusting to the pace of classes and I was not acquainted with all the resources on campus. Amber told me about all the resources available for transfer students and she gave me some to tips on how to adapt to the campus life and academic system at Cal." --  Student Nelson Amorin, speaking about Amber Dillon, undergraduate academic advisor, Integrative Biology.


How Can CalAnswers Help Advisors?
Did you know that CalAnswers can help answer many of the questions you might have about your students, courses, and enrollment? Learn more about this new tool and get ready for spring semester! 
"What I Learned at NACADA"

Berkeley advisors share their highlights and lessons learned from their trip to Salt Lake City for the 2013 NACADA conference. 


How Do We Advise High Achievers?

UC Berkeley's Elizabeth Wilcox shares practical highlights from her research about advising high-achieving students. 


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