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STAT 2 (Spring 2013)

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86 87 79 83 85

Comment: I love Professor Adhikari's lecturing style! She's helpful and enthusiastic and she really encourages class participation. She's really blunt though so if you give a wrong or stupid answer, she'll call you out for it. There's no homework and discussion is optional. 4 quizzes, 1 midterm. Lowest quiz grade is dropped and if you do worse on your final exam than you do on your midterm, then your midterm score replaces your final score.

STAT 2 (Spring 2013)

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100 100 85 100 100

Comment: Prof. Adhikari is one of the best professors at UC Berkeley. She is so funny and smart and she actually knows how to teach! That final exam but designed to establish a bell curve for the class, but other than that everything was fair. Bottom line: Prof. Adhikari can walk on water.

STAT 2 (Spring 2013)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
100 97 100 100 100

Comment: Amazing professor, as I'm sure you've already read from all the other ratings before me. Great sense of humor, and very willing to help. She really, really knows how to teach and tries to help the whole class with all of her years of teaching experience. She knows the level her students are at very well by looking thoroughly at the quizzes and midterm scores. Definitely not the kind of teacher that just teaches and leaves you to fend for yourself. Assignments weren't due. One of four quizzes gets dropped. Midterm will get dropped if you do better on the final.

STAT 2 (Spring 2013)

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96 100 62 91 100

Comment: Exams are tough, but not unfair. She gives practice sets and is always open to help students. Drops lowest quiz score and your midterm score if you end up doing better on the final. All in all, one of my favorite professors thus far. She really knows her stuff.

STAT 2 (Spring 2013)

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100 100 60 100 100

Comment: Wonderful, hilarious professor who is passionate about the subject. Keep up with homework, even if its not mandatory, and midterms and the final were somewhat hard but nevertheless fair. I think that if I spent more time I definitely would have gotten an "easier A". You definitely get the grade that you earned. Study past quizzes and midterms for the final!

STAT 2 (Spring 2010)

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100 88 100 87 100

Comment: Amazing professor! Always gives good examples during class which fairly represents the exams. If possible, choose her as your professor!

STAT 2 (Spring 2010)

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85 84 77 94 100

Comment: One of the best professor I have taken at Berkeley. Her lecture is really stream lined. Final is a little bit challenging, Go to SLC if you want to do well for midterms and finals. They really help me.

STAT 2 (Spring 2009)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
100 50 73 76 90

Comment: If it weren't for the topic, I'd love this class. Adhikari is a wonderful and clear lecturer. She offers many resources for help if you need it. Exams can be tricky but make sure you practice the problems and you'll be fine. Course is graded on a curve.

STAT 2 (Spring 2008)

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60 50 58 60 64

Comment: this is an ok professor

STAT 20 (Fall 2013)

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95 62 71 100 81

Comment: She's a badass. Super awesome prof. For those of you seriously interested in Statistics, don't take 20. There's so much plug-and-chug and not enough of the theory. I'd recommend taking Stat 134 and Math 55.

STAT 20 (Fall 2013)

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86 84 75 78 72

Comment: Overall, I loved taking Stat 20 with Ahikari! She is clearly passionate, intelligent, and an excellent lecturer. This was actually one of the best courses I have taken at UC Berkeley. She is very organized and has an excellent style of teaching. I like that she does not assign busywork. Homework is not mandatory, which I think helps the curve. My only regret is that the curve for this course is difficult (20% A's, B-/C+ average and all students really want an A). I was above the 80th percentile for most of the course, but ended up earning a B+ in the class. Still, I am very happy that I took the course with her as my professor, and would suggest her for anyone who needs this course!

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
100 71 75 92 70

Comment: If you take stats, take it with Adhikari! You will become a fan of statistics with her. Her lectures are not just helpful for statistics, but she entertaining with her intelligent, sarcastic side comments. The quizzes are easier than the midterms and finals and they are also good for preparing you for the bigger exams. Don't fall behind, otherwise it will take you a lot more effort when you have to review everything before exams.

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

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92 1 50 99 97

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
99 68 50 65 72

Comment: Adhikari is there for her students. Intelligent, passionate, and down to earth professor.

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
88 67 70 77 88

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
98 69 66 63 71

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
92 85 74 88 94

Comment: Great professor. Makes class interesting and fair quizzes and midterm, tricky final

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
92 74 91 86 90

Comment: Great! Funny, engaging, sharp, helpful..all you can ask for in a lecturer!

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
92 76 50 89 80

Comment: strict but amazingly clear and straightforward. if you do the problems and go to lecture you'll do well.

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

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59 48 27 50 98

Comment: The lectures are clear but the exams are hard!

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
70 40 47 49 75

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
96 90 72 89 100

Comment: Really awesome teacher. Actively pay attention in class. Do the problems. Think. That's all you need for a good grade. She teaches you the importance of using common sense when solving problems instead of solving them mechanically.

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

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97 98 50 99 99

Comment: clear lecture, helpful office hour, tricky exam

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

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100 100 94 100 100

Comment: I really appreciate her work because she is the best professor I have ever meet. Clear, Enthusiastic, and Well Structured. The only bad thing is that the class is hold at 1-2pm, which is the time I am super sleepy. If the class can hold at morning I will be much more interested in going to class...

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
86 59 61 63 81

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
100 100 77 100 100

Comment: Lectures enthusiastically and clearly. Go to lecture because she teaches the class really well and the quizzes are very much based on what she covers in class. No homework assignments, and quizzes and midterms have seemed relatively easy, although every mark counts toward the grade.

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

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100 100 100 100 100

Comment: She is the best professor you could possibly ask for. Her lectures are really really clear and interesting (i actually enjoyed going to class), and the tests and quizzes are really straight forward and, if you do the recommended homework and practice quizzes, you will do goooddddd

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

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100 95 98 100 88

Comment: I really liked this professor. She's really clear and explains everything so attend lecture! This is a little bit bad because her clearness gives people confidence and this entices them to not study for the exams. Do the practice problems that she posts up and the suggested problems from the book, and you really can't go wrong

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
100 81 63 100 86

Comment: One of my favorite professors! She seems really strict and intimidating at first, but then it's clear that she has a sense of humor. She is known for being extremely clear in her lectures, which is true -- even incredibly difficult concepts are suddenly made easy once she explains it. The only catch is, you might be tempted not to study afterwards because you are confident you understand it at the moment. But definitely do the recommended problems or at least go over your notes, because that makes sure you retain the info. (We had no homework to turn in, only problems to work on.) So far I'm doing okay on exams and quizzes, but I know most people are struggling which is why I gave her a lower score. They will be hard if you don't truly understand the lessons, because the questions are more applications than direct practice. But she is always willing to explain something you don't understand, and will not look down on anyone for asking any sort of question. It's pretty obvious why she won that teaching award.

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

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86 87 61 82 82

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

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85 85 74 90 76

STAT 20 (Spring 2012)

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69 77 50 62 64

Comment: awesome!!!!!!!!!!!

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
81 72 61 75 77

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
99 98 100 89 99

Comment: the prof is awesome!!

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
100 97 97 99 97

Comment: AMAZING PROFESSOR!!!

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

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50 50 50 50 50

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

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91 88 51 100 96

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
76 69 61 25 74

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
84 85 79 91 88

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

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50 50 50 50 50

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
65 82 28 73 82

Comment: She's great but the midterm and final, not so great.

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

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12 19 0 33 59

Comment: Adhikari gives riculously hard exams and midterms. Unless you are sure you are A-material, you should pick an easier professor

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
88 89 63 99 97

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
88 71 73 75 98

Comment: I just found out I got an A in this class and am pretty surprised! I thought the quizzes were NOT as easy as previous raters are making them seem. The most important part of the class is the final. I spent almost all of my dead week studying for the final, got 90/100 and that boosted me to an A. The final is all about understanding the tricks she will throw at you that she went over (isshh) in lecture. To get the tricks, you need to know everything conceptionally really well.

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
100 100 100 96 100

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
91 87 91 87 90

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
95 70 74 97 73

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
77 87 73 73 73

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
99 96 85 97 97

Comment: very good professor. easy homeworks, adequate exams.

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

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100 100 50 100 100

Comment: This professor is a really good lecturer. She makes all of the concepts extremely easy to understand. However, she does tend to move very quickly through the material. So it is important for you to review and do the assigned practice problems. The homework is relatively easy, just make sure you check with another student before turning it in. The quizzes and exams are pretty easy with the exception of one or two trick questions. She has a very fair grading scheme: 20% homework (drop 2 homework assignments), 20% quizzes (drop 1 quiz out of 4), 20% midterm, and 40% final. However, if you do badly on the midterm, you can drop it and make the final count for 60% of your grade.

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
88 84 78 71 85

STAT 21 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
77 76 72 80 83

Comment: Enthusiastic and masters the topic. Weekly assignments are fairly doable, exams are relatively tricky

STAT 134 (Fall 2014)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
100 100 76 100 100

Comment: Adhikari: Total awesome! explain stuff clearly, amount of homework is about right, 10/10 would recommend. one of the best professor!!!!! funny. Stat 134: Good class, if you are doing 134, don't use solution manual. really. i did bad because of that.

STAT 134 (Fall 2014)

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100 100 100 100 100

Comment: Great lecturer! She presents the material in an extremely clear way. Even though I sometimes knew the material already, I still find it very helpful to attend lectures; I always came out of lecture with a better grasp of the material. I would be very tempted to take any class she teaches in the future!

STAT 134 (Fall 2014)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
100 76 100 85 76

Comment: Good professor. Very clear and concise. Going to lecture was worth it. A good not terribly difficult intro to probability theory. The distribution was really terrible though. I scored within the top ~15% of students on the final and midterm and still got an A-.

STAT 134 (Fall 2014)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
91 100 100 76 99

Comment: Workload: 8 long homework problems a week from the textbook, plus tons of optional recommended problems. Grading: Exams are difficult but fair. She only tested concepts you should know from homework.. But it's a lot of information to remember and keep organized in your head. There were no surprises on the midterm or final. Time pressure on the midterm, though. Teaching: She is very good at teaching and cares about her students

STAT 134 (Spring 2010)

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61 85 20 78 92

Comment: exam isn't that hard but not that fair to grade for each students. i meant even just wrong calculation will seriously hurt you even though every logic is right.

STAT 134 (Spring 2010)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
100 65 77 70 92

Comment: Last half of the class is hard, and as good of a lecturer as she was, I would have been lost without studying the book before lecture. Going to lecture helps with the homework, and doing the homework helps with the exams.

STAT 134 (Spring 2010)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
88 64 30 83 100

Comment: Exams are hard, period. Get help from SLC or you're a goner if you're not a beast in Stats. This course gave me so much respect for Stats majors, haha. Since the midterm is so late it is hard to drop this class early, and the material in the beginning is kinda easy. But, you'll understand why this class is so hard in Chapter 4 of the material and beyond. So, be warned. Adhikari is good, but Ibser is probably easier. I compared finals with my friend who took Ibser and I was very jealous of the types of questions Ibser gave.

STAT 134 (Spring 2010)

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85 69 76 95 86

Comment: Great professor, though tough. Cares about teaching.

STAT 134 (Fall 2009)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
50 50 50 50 50

STAT 135 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
88 83 61 82 85

STAT 135 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
84 73 70 73 69

STAT 135 (Spring 2012)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
81 70 50 81 81

STAT 135 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
50 50 50 50 50

Comment: Really good professor. Lectures are important. But hard homework

STAT 135 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
86 76 64 68 77

Comment: awesome professor! liked her lectures and homeworks were doable, but took really long time. put time into it, and should be good.

STAT 135 (Fall 2011)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
96 53 58 100 93

STAT 150 (Spring 2014)

Overall Assignments Exams Helpfulness Enthusiasm
84 73 73 73 73

Comment: Hard class, good professor. She can be intimidating in class, but she's much easier to talk to in office hours.