February 24, 2018
The pending student-led protests, arising in the wake of the recent shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, have prompted many to ask how USC might consider suspensions of prospective students. Kirk Brennan, Associate Dean, Director of Undergraduate Admission, responds(read more)
February 22, 2018
Study abroad is very popular at USC. According to Peter Hilton, Director of USC’s Office of Overseas Studies, nearly 1,000 USC students pursue study abroad through the Dornsife College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences every year. A few weeks ago, the Office of Overseas Studies organized a study abroad fair on campus, featuring current USC students and representatives from dozens of universities around the world.
February 15, 2018
Each year, the University of Southern California admits student veterans from all branches of the military to our incoming freshman and transfer classes. In order to best accommodate their transition to and success here on campus, the school and its campus partners provide a number of different resources to address the academic, financial, social, or professional needs of this important population of USC students.(read more)
February 8, 2018
A couple of weeks ago, USC sent out notifications about our merit scholarship decisions. We know that students and parents might have some questions about our process and possibilities moving forward, so I would like to take this opportunity to explain our decision-making process a bit more, answer some frequently asked questions, and discuss the next steps in your application process.(read more)
February 1, 2018
Congrats, you have submitted your application for admission!
But now it’s time to start thinking about the Financial Aid process. In this blog, we’ll go over the process in detail and highlight some of the resources that will help you get everything in on time.(read more)
January 25, 2018
This week we will hear from Kirsten, a senior at USC who is double majoring in English and Narrative Studies with a minor in Psychology and Law? Sound cool? Read more to find out about how she discovered all of these awesome subjects and what she’s been able to do with them.
January 18, 2018
Whether an upperclassmen or a wide-eyed first-year new to the university, every USC undergraduate student has many opportunities to involve themselves in scholarly research.(read more)
January 11, 2018
Have you ever seen a Heisman Trophy in real life? Do you know the origin of “Fight On?” Have you ever met a current USC student? By the time you finish a campus tour at USC, you will be able to answer “yes” to all of these questions.(read more)
January 4, 2018
During the months of January and February, the admissions team for the USC School of Dramatic Arts has the great fortune of traveling 6000+ miles over 11 days to visit four cities across the country to audition over 1000 applicants to the BFA in Acting for Stage, Screen and New Media. That’s a lot of coffee.(read more)
December 21, 2017
Season’s greetings from the USC Admission blog team! The Office of Undergraduate Admission staff will be out on holiday next week, and we will be returning on Tuesday, January 2. Until then, if you have any questions about applying to USC, you may want to check out usc.edu/askusc.