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Aug
08

More on Cal Connect ’08

Howdy, folks! Doubtless by now, some of you have received email newsletters, postcards, and email reminders of our event this Thursday (psst… it’s still not too late to RSVP). As we’re gearing up for Cal Connect, we have some updated news!

More Faces

Since sending out our email newsletter, two more people have joined us to talk about their experiences at Cal. Ron is an Industrial Engineer who also likes film on the side, and Jessica received her masters in Public Health just last year (2007). ย Both will join the rest of us to impart our wisdom (and/or pointless knowledge) of our experiences at Cal!

Cheng, Ron, and Robert (who was sad that his image wasn't posted in the newsletter)

Cheng, Ron, and Robert (who was sad that his photo wasn't posted in the newsletter)

Lin & Jessica

Lin & Jessica

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Survival Guide

This year, we’ve completely revamped our Survival Guide to Cal. It used to be a simple brochure that is chock-full of useful information; now, same information, but with a major facelift. Behold:

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Cover. Woooo, pretty!

Woooo, pretty cover!

It opens like a flipbook.

It opens like a flipbook.

Moreover, it opens up completely. Whats on the backside..?

Moreover, it opens up completely. What's on the backside..?

When some of the juniors and seniors first saw this, even they were completely enthralled. You know what they say: there is no charge for awesomeness… or attractiveness. (Unless you’re not a freshman. Sorry guys, you’ll have to work for yours.) =D

RSVP

So, if you’d like to meet current students and alumni from Cal (and get the Survival Guide for free), please sign up! This Thursday, 7-8:30pm, San Mateo Starbucks. Find a ride, grab a drink, and we’ll see you there!

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8 Responses to “More on Cal Connect ’08”


  1. 1 robertkim
    August 11, 2008 at 2:36 pm

    Haha, well… Now my picture is up!
    No charge for awesomeness, somehow I think that’s an allusion to Jack Black >>

    nice Abe, photoshop skill is muy impressivo!

  2. 2 andy
    August 11, 2008 at 3:22 pm

    Extra props to Richard Dongses for the redesigned survival guide. That thing is awesome!

  3. 3 robertkim
    August 12, 2008 at 1:11 am

    … oops… Dongses designed that? you go Dongses! and Abe… you’re still good at photoshop ^^

  4. 4 amy
    August 12, 2008 at 4:33 pm

    i’d hafta say the survival kit is beautiful. i’m looking forward to grabbing my copy this thursday too. great work richard d.!

  5. 5 Michelle
    August 13, 2008 at 9:01 am

    WOW, that survival guide looks really cool! very professional! ๐Ÿ™‚ im writing this while still being in taiwan so unfortunately i wont be there for cal connect, but i hope you guys will have a good time and be able to answer all those questions for the new incoming students! i miss all of you back in berkeley and hopefully will see you soon!

  6. 6 andy
    August 13, 2008 at 9:40 am

    Hey Michelle, good to hear from you!! Hope things are going well teaching English and helping out there in Taiwan. Can’t wait to hear all that is happening there and to have you return!! We’re definitely gearing up for welcome week and the new student welcome night we’re in “all hands on deck” mode ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. 7 jessica
    August 13, 2008 at 11:10 am

    yea… the survival guide is genius! according to dongses, for the amount of his tuition, you can learn how to make it too. that’s the most expensive idea we’ve got so far… but it’s well worth it! i’m just glad i didn’t have to pay for it, i mean… i’m glad you’re able to use what you’re learning in school donges. ๐Ÿ˜€ looking forward to thursday!

  8. 8 andy
    August 16, 2008 at 12:36 am

    We’re back from the San Mateo Cal Connect and we had a great time meeting incoming students and their parents. In the end, Starbucks had to kick us out because we were having so much fun ๐Ÿ™‚ We’re definitely looking forward to seeing everyone once welcome week hits!! Here’s to my hometown of San Mateo!! And go Aragon!!


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