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Category Archives: On Campus

November 16, 2011

Discover USC Open House


Only a few days left before we welcome thousands of students and families for the annual Discover USC program on Sunday, November 20! Even if you have visited campus in the past, you’ve never experienced it like this. This full day program is intended for you and your family to immerse yourself in everything USC and get all of your questions answered.

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November 1, 2011

Deadlines and Discover USC


As the fall months slowly disappear one by one, USC’s application deadlines inch closer. One month from today is December 1, 2011. This also happens to be USC’s Merit Scholarship Consideration application deadline for first-year applicants. What exactly does this mean?

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October 28, 2011

Trojan Family Weekend


This weekend is Trojan Family Weekend! Trojan Family Weekend is one of the most exciting, engaging, and long-standing traditions at USC. As you may have guessed, it is a weekend that brings parents, grandparents, and siblings to campus to experience some of the great things that USC offers our students on a daily basis.

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October 20, 2011

Transfer Process


When some students think about going to college, they actually plan on going to more than one college. Many students will spend 1 or 2 years at a community college or other university prior to transferring to USC. There are various reasons why students choose this route of getting to USC.

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October 8, 2011

Things to do at USC

Students are always interested in what there is to do on campus.  Of course, there are clubs and organizations, athletics, Greek life, movie screenings, guest lectures, community service programs, and many other things.

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September 20, 2011

Counselor Conferences

If you’re a high school senior, I’m sure you’ve got a lot on your mind right now. Studying for AP classes. Attending football games. Preparing to end one chapter in your life and begin the next exciting chapter- college.

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September 13, 2011

How We Learn What We Tell You

With over 150 majors across different academic units, USC has a lot to offer prospective undergraduates. As an admission counselor, this means there is a lot to know about this university! This can be a very daunting challenge, which is why our staff is constantly familiarizing and educating ourselves with all the wonderful academic opportunities and other experiences available to students.

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