Opportunities for Active Learning
| What is GST Like?
GST students represent a normal cross section of college freshmen.
There are former cheerleaders, student politicians, journalists,
and athletes, as well as bookworms, skateboarders, musicians, and
dramatists. Their backgrounds are also as diverse as California
itself. Their majors range from education, computer science, and
biology to music, art, math, and agriculture. They are distinguished
from other freshmen only by their determination to make the most
of their freshman year and willingness to stand apart from the crowd
to make that happen by applying to GST and working hard once they
The opportunity to know and study with such students is one of
the most important things GST offers you; it is often cited
by our alumni as the best feature of GST.