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PROS: - largest dorm rooms at berkeley, most are only doubles too! - super close to CoC/Engineering. made going to my 8ams really easy (as a chemical engineering major) - more quiet spacey area for studying compared to other dorms - some of the best views on campus!!! - you are able to hear (and s...
I lived at foothill during my freshman year at Cal. I did not really like my experience living here because it was far from most of my classes. It would take me 20 minutes to walk to the front of campus (near Dwinelle or Sather Gate). We had shared bathrooms but they were cleaned regularly by the ...
It's alright, and livable. Nothing to write home about and you may encounter your fair share of ants (and mice if you live on the ground floor). Great if you have early labs in Cory/Etch/Soda and Chem labs.
When I came back from winter break there were a ton of mice shit all over my room, on my bed, inside my drawers, my closet, on the floor, just everywhere! Foothill has horrible mice issues and I have no idea why people haven’t brought this up. It’s also old, honestly not worth it. If you are a fresh...
People complain about the location, but I like it: 1. Close to Engineering/CS buildings 2. A few footsteps from the best dining hall on campus (Foothill Dining) 3. Bus stops right outside Foothill every few minutes and takes you virtually everywhere 4. The hike is a good workout Triple in a suite w...
The walk is KILLER!! The dining hall is easily the best on campus though and the access to the big C and hiking trails is unmatched though. It is a really long distance from telegraph and downtown, but learning the bus routes, it becomes easier.
Foothill is an extremely beautiful dorm. The design of the building is gorgeous and it sits on a hill so you can get some incredible views. Unfortunately, because it's on a hill it's one hell of a walk to get to. It's also far from most restaurants, shops, etc. surrounding campus. It's not a traditi...
So first off, I had a very good experience with my four roommates, which is not always the case & I think that made a huge difference. We random matched. The room was small, but there was enough space. Closets in a quad are VERY tiny, so don’t overpack like I did. As far as location, foothill is gor...
I loved the community of people I met in Foothill, proximity to the dining hall, suite-style living, and the views/sunsets/nature vibes. I personally appreciated how Foothill was farther away from the busyness of Southside, but it did require more careful planning when estimating how long it took to...
Foothill get's a lot of flak but I thought it was really great. It has amazing views of the bay, a more tight-knit feeling from constantly seeing friends in the dining hall, a great surrounding of nature (was very common to see deer and turkeys), and a great general cabin-like feel. The location is ...