UC Berkeley: the perks of a multicultural setting (Post #5).

A public policy course I’m taking this semester is called Negotiations, specifically in the realms of politics/policy and business. This is a very fun class, particularly because we the students have weekly negotiation practices under different modules. There are 47 students in the class (not too large), so many of us interact with each other a fair amount. Continue reading “UC Berkeley: the perks of a multicultural setting (Post #5).”

The advantages of an elite education (1/2).

This is the first of a two part blog. After posting some Berkeley videos on YouTube, several prospective high school students started asking me questions regarding the school and of college in general. I gave out my e-mail in a video and have since gotten received many questions from them. Continue reading “The advantages of an elite education (1/2).”

War Between China and the US: Why it Will Never Occur.

This is the final paper I wrote for my Chinese Foreign Policy course. I actually really enjoyed writing this piece and wanted to share it with the public. I’ve removed in-text citations and anything else that would deter from smooth reading. Continue reading “War Between China and the US: Why it Will Never Occur.”

Hi, I just stumbled across your blog and I absolutely love it! I have a few questions for you. First, what grade level are you in Berkeley? Also, why did you choose to study abroad in China and not Taiwan?

Hi there, thanks for reading my blog!

I’m entering my 4th and final year at Berkeley. Continue reading “Hi, I just stumbled across your blog and I absolutely love it! I have a few questions for you. First, what grade level are you in Berkeley? Also, why did you choose to study abroad in China and not Taiwan?”

Beijing: the two-week pre-course (Post #4).

This post is about the two-week pre-course of the study abroad program and about the my campus experiences so far.

The first day of the program officially started on Tuesday, June 19th. We received a welcome package that included individual name tags, maps of the school and the city, our school ID cards (aww yeah!), and a program guidebook. Continue reading “Beijing: the two-week pre-course (Post #4).”

Two cases: Possible causes and solutions of terrorism in the Middle East.

For my International Terrorism final exam, I had to write an essay that required me to answer two cases of terrorism. I had to explain the possible causal factors that explained violence in that area, followed by potential ways to solve or at least mitigate the issues. This is my rough answer. Continue reading “Two cases: Possible causes and solutions of terrorism in the Middle East.”